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Victory in Newark

School choice supporters (including yours truly) cheered when reformer Cory Booker was elected mayor of Newark back in May. But the extent of his power was still up in the air, as most of his slate of Municipal Council candidates faced run-off elections.

Well, those elections took place yesterday, and Booker's slate won big.

The Newark teachers union can't be happy. And when teachers unions are unhappy, the sun shines just a little brighter and the birds sing just a little more sweetly.

Good luck to all in Newark.