Arriving in a city with its own brand of bare-knuckle politics, Janey said he has no illusions. He’s heard rumors Mayor Cory Booker, a close friend of Fenty’s, wasn’t his biggest booster.
“Maybe that’s juicy speculation, but, frankly, we are going to have to do things together for the betterment of Newark,” he said. “Even if that’s true, it doesn’t matter now. We’re in the same boat.”