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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivers a speech on the first day of the C40 Cities climate summit in Johannesburg on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Obama’s Effort To Raise Minimum Wage ‘One Of The Most Misguided Things We Can Do’

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly defended many of his signature policies in a wide-ranging interview with Katie Couric.

03/14/2014

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuccinelli: Outsiders Trying to Trump Virginia Voters

Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Tuesday said out-of-state figures such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg were trying to overpower his supporters, pointing to an advertising landscape that has left him at a 2-to-1 disadvantage.

10/22/2013

File photo of Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Bloomberg Uproar, Ethics Flags For New Media

Launching his namesake company’s news division in the 1990s, Michael Bloomberg largely rejected long-held rules of the journalism trade that insist on keeping thick firewalls between reporters and the profit-making workings of their companies.

05/16/2013

File photo of the NRA's recent convention in Houston. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Discuss Changing Background Checks Bill

Senators backing gun control are discussing ways to revise the defeated Senate background check bill to help win the votes they need to resuscitate the measure.

05/08/2013

File photo of N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Mayor Group Tout Big Gun Control Push

A new $12 million television ad campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts, including comprehensive background checks.

03/24/2013

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O’Malley, Bloomberg Urge Gun Control Reforms

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for federal gun control reforms.

01/14/2013

File photo of N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: President’s Top Priority Should Be Guns

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says President Barack Obama’s first priority in his second term should be to lead the country on gun control.

12/16/2012

An aerial shot of Sandy Hook Elementary School, site of one of the worst school shootings in America's history. (credit: Getty Images)

Could Newtown Shooting be Gun-Control Tipping Point?

The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?

12/15/2012

File photo of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (credit: Sergio Dionisio-Pool/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor Knocks Reports He Eyed Clinton To Run

Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Tuesday at reports that he encouraged U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to run to succeed him, and he pointedly praised the city official who has long been seen as his pick for the job.

12/05/2012

NYC Mayor and media entrepreneur Michael Bloomberg is asking other media heads to demand a national, presidential debate on 'self-defeating' immigration policy. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Lobbying Other Media Heads For Presidential Immigration Debate

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg sought Tuesday to ignite debate over immigration among the presidential contenders, saying there was no faster or cheaper way to fix the nation’s economic problems than by abandoning “self-defeating” immigration policies.

08/14/2012

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