Stories tagged: michael bloomberg
Sat., April 25, 2020
Nearly two months after ending his presidential campaign, Mike Bloomberg is again deploying his massive personal fortune – this time to combat the coronavirus
UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020
According to Democratic Party rules, a candidate must receive 15% of the vote in order to receive delegates. There are 13 names on the Democratic ballot in Spokane, but only …
UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020
His front-runner status slipping, Bernie Sanders refocused his Democratic presidential campaign on surging rival Joe Biden on Wednesday as the Vermont senator’s allies grappled with the fallout from a Super …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Sanders has edge, but many undecided in Crosscut/Elway poll of likely Democratic voters in Washington
Bernie Sanders polled at 21% of respondents to a Feb. 15-18 telephone poll conducted largely in Western Washington, but 22% of respondents said they were still undecided about whom they …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.
Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Vote blue, no matter who? Even if the “who” sees your boys and men as Xeroxes, to be interchangeably thrown against walls? How will black people, the most loyal of …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Michael Bloomberg is under fire for resurfaced comments in which the Democratic presidential candidate he says the way to bring down murder rates is to “put a lot of cops“ …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg announced his campaign will open an office in Spokane this weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is doubling the already massive amount of money he will spend on advertising, an effort to lift his Democratic presidential bid and capitalize on the chaotic outcome …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020
The race for nominating presidential candidates kicks off in Iowa this week. Here’s how Washington will participate.
Organizers for top-polling contenders Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are organizing ahead of the ballot, which will arrive in mailboxes after Feb. 19.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Americans weary of a seemingly endless barrage of political news may be looking for a respite as they settle in to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. They won’t get …
Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
Billionaire presidential contenders Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are testing an unproven theory in the Democratic primary.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
For any other candidate, a crowd of just 38 voters at a high-profile policy announcement might be cause for panic. But Michael Bloomberg is not just any candidate.
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
Billionaire Democrat Michael Bloomberg is putting tens of millions of more dollars behind a new television ad casting himself as uniquely qualified to defeat President Donald Trump.
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Michael Bloomberg will not accept political donations if he runs for president and he will not take a salary if he wins, according to senior aides who offered new details …
Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork Tuesday to appear on the ballot in Arkansas’ March 3 presidential primary, the latest indication the billionaire former New York mayor may seek the Democratic nomination.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped …
Sat., May 12, 2018
Americans are facing an “epidemic of dishonesty” in Washington that’s more dangerous than terrorism or communism.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle’s campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what’s considered the hottest statewide …
Mon., March 7, 2016
Billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says he’s decided against mounting a third-party bid for the White House.
Mon., March 7, 2016
Since returning to the financial information company that bears his name, Michael Bloomberg has presided over two years of robust expansion and record revenue, all while laying the groundwork for …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016
Clinton a dreary candidate, but would defeat demogogue Trump.
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015
A gun-control organization backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg that enlists mothers to speak out against gun violence is racking up some modest victories around the U.S., employing the state-by-state strategy …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2012
BOISE – A secretive campaign group that claimed to be providing Idaho parents a voice in the state’s school reform referendum fight actually was bankrolled in large part by an …