If he could, Michael Bloomberg would simply buy America. Short of that, he’s trying to buy his way to victory in elections across the country. Over the past four years he’s spent upwards of $70 million to boost his chosen candidates and pet causes, including gun control. He debuted Independence USA PAC in 2012 and Everytown for Gun Safety in 2014. As for whether he intends to run for political office again or not, the jury’s still out: He commissioned a secret poll to find out whether he’d be a viable presidential candidate in 2016.
The total spent in political contributions over the past four years.
He supported candidates and campaigns in more than two dozen different states.
Received more than $1 million from Bloomberg PACs — one of them twice.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Michael R. Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who joined the Democratic Party last year to crusade against President Trump, has decided not to challenge Mr. Trump as a candidate in the 2020 election. ...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is preparing to spend at least $500 million from his own pocket to deny President Trump a second term, according to Democratic operatives briefed on his plans. Bloomberg has not yet ...
Friday, January 25, 2019
Far more a statist than a liberal, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg does understand the role ...
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg is prepared to spend well over the $100 million he put into his last campaign for New York City mayor if he runs for president in 2020. And he does not plan ...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Michael Bloomberg, former NYC mayor and billionaire patron of the Nanny State, may be gearing up for the ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for ...
Friday, November 2, 2018
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's political action committee has made a last minute injection of $29.5 million in campaign advertising trying to help Democrats in key House races.
Monday, October 22, 2018
The former New York City mayor is dropping $100 million on the midterms—but it may not buy him a shot in the Democratic presidential primary.