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Michael Bloomberg

  1. the city politic
    Eric Adams, MicromanagerIt’s clearer than ever that he’s running New York on his own.
  2. the city politic
    Waiting (and Waiting) for an Adams DoctrineSix months into a highly energetic mayoralty, how has Eric Adams changed the city — if at all?
  3. the city politic
    Eric Adams Needs to Knock Off the Globe-trottingThe mayor-elect’s frequent international jaunts could come at a political cost.
  4. must be nice
    Trump Tax Cuts Saved Bloomberg $68 Million in Just One YearIRS records obtained by ProPublica show how the Trump tax cuts are a boon for many billionaires — even billionaires who called Trump a “clown.”
  5. florida
    Bloomberg Helps Pay Fines of 32,000 Florida Ex-Felons So They Can VoteThe billionaire helped raise $16 million to pay fees of ex-felons so they can register to vote — despite a GOP-led law that functions as a poll tax.
  6. vision 2020
    Bloomberg to Spend $100 Million to Help Biden Defeat Trump in FloridaThe billionaire is fulfilling a long-delayed vow with a major ad buy in a swing state pivotal to both campaigns.
  7. dnc
    Democratic National Convention, Day 4: Live UpdatesFollow along with Intelligencer staff for the fourth and final day of the virtual convention, featuring Mayor Pete, Tammy Duckworth, and Joe Biden.
  8. 2020 democratic convention
    13 Days That Shook the Political EarthLeft for dead by some after New Hampshire, Joe Biden’s brisk comeback was one for the ages.
  9. vision 2020
    Not Much ‘Democratic Disarray’ in 2020Polling indicates that backers of Biden’s primary rivals are falling into line much more solidly than did Sanders supporters in 2016.
  10. democratic primaries
    Billionaire Candidate Spent Over $1 Billion on His Presidential CampaignMichael Bloomberg won 55 delegates in the primary, spending roughly $18 million per delegate.
  11. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Was Also Done In by Bad LuckSanders did some things well and a few poorly in his 2020 bid. But from Bloomberg’s crash to the pandemic, some obstacles were out of his control.
  12. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Owes It All to African-American VotersIn retrospect, Biden’s once-improbable nomination was again and again made possible by crucial moments of support from black voters.
  13. vision 2020
    Ex-Campaign Staff Suing Bloomberg For Broken Salary PromisesThey thought they had steady, well-paid jobs through November. But then they got laid off at the worst possible time.
  14. vision 2020
    Bloomberg Bails on Anti-Trump Super-PACYes, he’s giving a relatively parsimonious $18 million to the DNC, but a lot of well-paid staffers will be left in the lurch.
  15. vision 2020
    In Tennessee, Voting for Biden Amid the WreckageAfter a series of devastating and deadly storms, the people of Tennessee still showed up to cast their ballots in a tumultuous Democratic primary.
  16. super tuesday
    Biden’s Giant Bounce Suddenly Makes It a Two-Candidate RaceAll the talk of a contested convention is probably moot now.
  17. vision 2020
    No Marketing Budget Could Sell a Product As Bad As Bloomberg 2020But a less egotistical billionaire may one day put Bloomberg’s blueprint for plutocracy to better use.
  18. vision 2020
    Bloomberg and Warren in Real Trouble on Super TuesdayBloomberg’s underperforming everywhere, and Warren is running third in her home state.
  19. vision 2020
    Biden Romping to Big Win in VirginiaIt was an especially inauspicious result for Michael Bloomberg, who has invested in Virginia Democratic politics for years.
  20. politics
    What Happens to Delegates When Their Candidate Quits?Buttigieg and Klobuchar didn’t acquire many pledged delegates before dropping out, but Bloomberg and Warren could be different.
  21. democratic primaries
    Bloomberg: Why Aren’t Moderates Coalescing Around Me?Asked Tuesday why he shouldn’t join Pete and Amy in supporting Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg suggested they should all support him.
  22. vision 2020
    Five Things to Watch For on Super TuesdayIt’s more complicated than just declaring a winner and some losers.
  23. michael bloomberg
    Michael Bloomberg Repeatedly Blamed Homeowners for the RecessionThe former mayor’s infamous redlining comments weren’t an isolated incident.
  24. vision 2020
    With Biden Surging, What’s Next for Bloomberg?Bloomberg’s campaign has been premised on a big Super Tuesday performance. Biden’s huge S.C. win has thrown all that into question.
  25. vision 2020
    Buttigieg Never Had a Chance Without Non-White VotersMayor Pete’s inability to appeal to a diverse base of support led him to the exit before a full demographic humiliation on Super Tuesday.
  26. vision 2020
    Will Biden Bounce Past Bloomberg on Super Tuesday?Biden needs to parlay his recent good luck into a larger delegate haul than Bloomberg’s on Super Tuesday and stay competitive with Sanders.
  27. the national interest
    Joe Biden Is Now the Only Democrat Who Can Stop Bernie SandersWhat I missed about Biden’s strength.
  28. opioid epidemic
    Bloomberg’s Alleged Aid for the Sackler Family Should Come As No SurpriseA new report reveals that the billionaire gave PR advice to the now infamous family behind the opioid epidemic.
  29. vision 2020
    Inside Bloomberg’s $6-Million-a-Day Spoiler CampaignThe ego and the altruism of the would-be savior of the Democratic Party.
  30. vision 2020
    Biden Has Turned Back the ClockAfter a political near-death experience followed by a lucky streak, Biden is again a viable candidate for the presidential nomination.
  31. feuds
    Bill Doesn’t Like Mike: Mayor de Blasio’s War on BloombergHostilities have been rising between the current New York mayor and his predecessor amid Bloomberg’s presidential campaign.
  32. vision 2020
    The Democrats Slouch Toward a Contested ConventionIf Super Tuesday leaves Democrats with multiple viable candidacies and delegate-snagging stragglers, no one may have a majority before Milwaukee.
  33. vision 2020
    Buttigieg’s Plan to Stay Alive in the PrimariesButtigieg’s narrow base of support isn’t helping him as the primary map goes national.
  34. vision 2020
    Most Democrats Think Obama Has Endorsed a Presidential Candidate. He Hasn’t.Biden and Bloomberg have courted the appearance of a close affinity with the 44th president, and have succeeded to a considerable extent.
  35. vision 2020
    The Coming Freak-out Over the California PrimaryConfusion over how independent voters can participate could cost Bernie Sanders a lot of delegates, if not a win.
  36. vision 2020
    Biden’s Very Narrow Path to the NominationAfter a good debate performance, Biden has a chance to reestablish himself as the moderate alternative to Sanders if he wins South Carolina.
  37. democratic debates
    Chaotic Debate Probably Won’t Help Black Voters Make Up Their MindsBut it could also present a rare opportunity.
  38. the national interest
    Bernie: I’d Rather Lose Than Let Bloomberg Spend Money on MeSo much for Bernie’s secret pragmatism.
  39. south carolina debate
    What Candidates Said About the Coronavirus at the Democratic DebateSanders mocked Trump, Biden said he’d pressure China, Klobuchar promoted the CDC website, and Bloomberg called out the president’s budget cuts.
  40. democratic debates
    Who Won (and Lost) the Democratic Debate in South CarolinaElizabeth Warren didn’t quite deliver the blockbuster performance she needed, while Joe Biden did just enough to stay on course.
  41. vision 2020
    In Second Debate, Bloomberg Was Still a Man in a Billionaire’s BubbleDespite the best debate prep money can buy, Bloomberg remained awkward, on the defensive, and incapable of going after front-runner Bernie Sanders.
  42. democratic primaries
    7 Resurfaced Remarks That Aren’t Helping Mike Bloomberg’s CampaignThe billionaire has spent recent years making statements that he might want to take back.
  43. vision 2020
    Bloomberg to Blitz Sanders With Massive Media BuyThe billionaire is reportedly coming for Bernie in ads before Super Tuesday, targeting his mixed record on gun control — as Clinton did in 2016.
  44. bernie sanders
    Bernie Praised Fidel Castro’s Education System. So Did Obama.Sanders’s kind words for Cuba’s literacy program make him a “communist” only if George W. Bush’s praise of the Saudis makes him an Islamist.
  45. vision 2020
    Carolina Kingmaker Clyburn to Give Biden a Timely Boost With an EndorsementIn a state Biden must win, he got the most important endorsement, but it may not be enough to preserve a win in his one-time “firewall.”
  46. vision 2020
    The Murky Path Out of Nevada for Candidates Not Named BernieBiden’s still not quite dead, and others have long shots left, but it’s going to be tough to take down the new front-runner.
  47. let’s talk politics
    Clint Eastwood’s Got the Moves Like BloombergPresidential endorsement alert.
  48. vision 2020
    How Beating Up Bloomberg Has Reinvigorated the Democratic FieldA Bloomberg campaign memo suggested his rivals clear his path to take on Sanders. His disastrous debate gave them an opening instead.
  49. vision 2020
    What to Expect From Nevada’s CaucusesSanders is the heavy favorite, but the order of finish for the rest of the field may matter a lot — assuming we have quick returns.
  50. sexual harassment
    Bloomberg Releases Women Who Complained About His Comments From Their NDAsThe billionaire presidential candidate also said that his company would stop using confidentiality agreements for sexual harassment claims.
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