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.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The expansion of gun background checks approved by Nevada voters last month will not happen as expected, based on an opinion released Wednesday by the Nevada Attorney General’s Office.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Back in August, we reported that Michael Bloomberg-backed then-sitting Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane had been found ...
Monday, September 12, 2016
The campaign of Gov. Kate Brown has accepted a $250,000 contribution from New York business magnate, philanthropist and former politician Michael Bloomberg. It brings her total raised since taking office to more than $3.6 million. Bloomberg's donation, ...
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Harvard University says it's partnering with business titan Michael Bloomberg to provide leadership training to mayors across the U.S. The former New York City mayor is donating $32 million to start the Bloomberg Harvard City ...
Friday, August 19, 2016
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane resigned this week after a jury found her guilty of perjury, criminal ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
It’s pretty clear by now that billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is not a fan of the Second Amendment. In fact, he has already dropped millions of dollars in Maine just to dictate ...
Monday, July 25, 2016
Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg will endorse Hillary Clinton for president at the Democratic National Convention next week.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Monday that he will not run for president this election cycle.