Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes Gun Control Measures

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.

12/15/2014

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Texas Woman Admits to Sending Ricin to Obama

A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.

12/10/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04:  The Christmas Tree is lit during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Lights Up Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for the first time this holiday season in a ceremony that’s been held since 1933.

12/04/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said there is a disconnect between President Barack Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.” (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

NRA Launches Attack Ad Against Sen. Manchin Over Background Check Bill

After years of showering U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin with stellar ratings and campaign endorsements, the National Rifle Association targeted the West Virginia Democrat with a TV ad launched Wednesday over his continuing push for broader gun buyer background checks.

06/13/2013

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Dem Senator: ‘No One From New York Or Washington Tells Me What To Do’

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor pushed back Thursday against gun control advocates, using the first ad of his Arkansas re-election bid to defend his vote against expanded background checks for firearms purchases.

05/31/2013

A U.S. District Court is reviewing a case against NYPD that accuses them of "intense" surveillance tactics against Muslims. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department’s focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and ’70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.

02/04/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) with Duncan L. Niederauer (R), Chief Executive Officer & Director of NYSE Euronext and New York City Deputy Mayor Bob Steel ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 31, 2012, as the NYSE opened for trading after being closed for two days due to Hurricane Sandy. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Endorses Obama For Re-Election, But Found Past 4 Years ‘Disappointing’

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly endorsing President Barack Obama.

11/01/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (credit: SHANNON STAPLETON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Now Is Not The Right Time For Obama To Visit NYC

President Barack Obama will be getting a firsthand look at the damage done by the superstorm in New Jersey but not in New York City — and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is OK with that.

10/31/2012

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds a press annoucement at Google headquarters in New York on May 21, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg: I Don’t Understand Why Cops Don’t Go On Strike For Tougher Gun Laws

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again calling on the presidential candidates to come up with a specific plan on gun control.

07/24/2012

Large sugary drinks facing ban (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘You Want Two Sodas With That?’ Could Replace ‘You Want Fries With That?’ In NYC

One of the strangest and most controversial proposals to be introduced anywhere in the United States in recent times is the one in which New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that sugary drinks […]

06/05/2012

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