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, 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.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Tennessee Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen was filmed attending a fundraiser in New York City with multibillionaire — and now official Democrat — Michael Bloomberg. Since leaving the New York City mayor’s office, Bloomberg has been bankrollingEverytown ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Billionaire gun control activist Michael Bloomberg will be headlining an Oct. 9 fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen after the candidate was accused of misleading people on his gun record. The fundraiser is planned ...
Friday, October 5, 2018
Add another billionaire to Andrew Gillum’s growing list of well-heeled financial backers. As he heads to South Florida to appear with Parkland parents, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is cutting a $250,000 check to ...
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Anti-gun billionaire and ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will headline a fundraiser for Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen's ...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Mike Bloomberg is digging deeper into his vast fortune and will spend $100 million to try to flip the House to Democratic control in the midterm elections, according to a report Thursday.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg said he’ll decide whether to mount a 2020 challenge to President Trump after the midterm elections.