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Michael Bloomberg: American businessman and politician
Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American businessman, politician, philanthropist, and author. He is the majority owner and co-founder of Bloomberg L.P.. He was the mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013, and was a candidate in the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries.

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Biden vs. Trump: Live Updates for the 2020 Election 

Joe Biden will release a video of a conversation with Barack Obama. Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group is putting $15 million toward races in eight states.
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Bloomberg's Everytown for Gun Safety Pours $15 Million Into Races in 8 States

The group, Everytown for Gun Safety, hopes to help Democrats flip three Senate seats, win control of state legislatures and lift Joe Biden to victory in Florida.
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New York to launch tri-state virus tracing program with Michael Bloomberg's help

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that he would work with neighboring Connecticut and New Jersey on a joint program to trace the contacts of people exposed to the coronavirus outbreak to..
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Trump draft order requires more from tech workers on H-1B visas: Bloomberg

President Donald Trump would require technology workers in the United States on H-1B visas to provide updated certifications that they are not displacing American workers, according to a draft..
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Dumped amid coronavirus, former Bloomberg campaign aides sue for pay and benefits

Former organizers for Michael Bloomberg's unsuccessful presidential bid sued the billionaire's campaign on Monday, saying he laid them off amid the global coronavirus pandemic after promising pay and..
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Ex-Field Organizer Sues Bloomberg Campaign, Alleging Breach of Contract

A former campaign worker for Michael Bloomberg filed a proposed class-action lawsuit on Monday, arguing she and thousands of others were tricked into taking their jobs and are owed overtime pay.
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Michael Bloomberg Spent More Than $900 Million on His Failed Presidential Run

The billionaire was in the race for just over 100 days and won the support of 64 delegates.
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Mike Bloomberg pumped nearly $1B into his losing presidential run

All those television ads, staffers and consultants sure added up for Mike Bloomberg – to the tune of at least $936 million.
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Mike Bloomberg pledges to give DNC $18M to help beat Trump in November

Bloomberg's $18M transfer to the DNC marks the largest from a presidential campaign in recent history.
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Michael Bloomberg, Abandoning Super PAC Plans, Gives $18 Million to D.N.C. Instead

The former New York mayor had promised to keep his presidential campaign organization in place through November, but he has now opted to fund Democratic field efforts in battleground states.
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Here's how much Mike Bloomberg spent on anti-Trump advertising alone

The billionaire former New York City mayor's campaign was entirely self-funded. Bloomberg has vowed to put money into defeating Donald Trump.
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Bloomberg’s Job Security Promises Are Falling Through, Campaign Workers Say

Former campaign workers for Michael R. Bloomberg’s presidential bid reacted angrily on Monday to news that they would not work through the November election, as expected.
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Biden Is Back: This Week in the 2020 Race

Joseph R. Biden Jr. won South Carolina and most of the Super Tuesday states, and the race is down to him and Bernie Sanders, after Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg dropped out.
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Biden Looks to Expand Staff as Bloomberg Weighs How to Help Him

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s team is eager to tap into the enormous pool of Democratic talent now available. Some support could come from Michael Bloomberg’s vast resources.
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Michael Bloomberg to fund independent group to boost Democrats this year

Michael Bloomberg will form an independent group to help elect the Democratic presidential nominee in November, fulfilling a vow to put his $60 billion personal fortune to work even after abandoning..
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Biden's Super Tuesday surge reshapes Democratic race, Bloomberg drops out

The search for a Democrat to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election narrowed on Wednesday to a choice between Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, who staged a comeback in Super..
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How Mike Bloomberg can put his massive campaign organization to boost Joe Biden

The Bloomberg operation would have to function independently of the Democratic nominee's campaign in order to avoid running afoul of campaign finance laws.
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Bloomberg bows out of presidential contest but his money will stay

After a not-so-Super Tuesday, Michael Bloomberg is out of the presidential nomination contest. But the power of his $60 billion fortune is staying in.
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Michael Bloomberg's campaign was the most expensive self-funded campaign in history

Only one major self-funding candidate won the general election – President Donald Trump.
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After Super Tuesday surge, Biden gets new boost as Bloomberg drops out

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his U.S. presidential campaign on Wednesday and endorsed new Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, whose bid for the White House streaked ahead with a string..
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Factbox: Four Democrats still seek the U.S. presidential nomination

The field of candidates seeking the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination shrank to four on Wednesday after billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his campaign and said he was..
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Bloomberg abandons presidential bid as Biden surge reshapes Democratic race

Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his U.S. presidential campaign on Wednesday and endorsed new Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, whose campaign for the White House streaked..
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Bloomberg drops out, backs Biden in Democratic presidential race

Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday and said he was backing Joe Biden for the Democratic Party's nomination to challenge President Donald..
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After spending vast sums on ads, Bloomberg pulls plug on presidential run

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, after the billionaire's lavish spending on campaign ads across the United States failed to deliver convincing wins..
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How Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders dominated the Super Tuesday results - live updates

Super Tuesday lived up to the hype with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders battling all night. Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren face tough path ahead.
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Bloomberg to reassess campaign as ad blitz fails to win Super Tuesday voters

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will reassess the future of his Democratic presidential campaign after his disappointing showing on Super Tuesday, but a campaign official said that did not mean..
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Bloomberg campaigns in Florida as votes roll in

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg held a rally in the key swing state of Florida, even as the votes in Super Tuesday's contests were still being cast and counted. (March 3)  
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Bloomberg to reassess White House bid on Wednesday, NBC reports

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will reassess his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, NBC News reported.
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Michael Bloomberg under-performing in key Super Tuesday states despite massive investment

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was under-performing in several Super Tuesday states despite his heavy spending on staff and ads.
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Resurgent Biden challenges front-runner Sanders in Super Tuesday presidential contests

Bernie Sanders was looking to cement his lead in the Democratic U.S. presidential race as the biggest round of voting got underway on Tuesday, while his main rival Joe Biden aimed to muscle aside..
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Sanders looks to head off resurgent Biden in Super Tuesday voting

Bernie Sanders looked to take command of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday as polls opened in the biggest round of voting, while his main rival Joe Biden aimed to muscle aside upstart Michael..
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Sanders looks to take charge as Super Tuesday voting begins, Biden hopes to catch up

Bernie Sanders looked to take command of the Democratic presidential race as voting on the nominating campaign's biggest day got underway on Tuesday, while top rival Joe Biden aimed to gain ground by..
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Election 2020: How Trump, Biden, Sanders and others could impact the cost of housing

Sanders, Biden, Warren, Bloomberg and Trump have plans that could affect the cost of housing, often the biggest expense for families
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However Bloomberg fares on Super Tuesday, Democrats should adopt his plan to tax the rich

The best ideas to make America more equitable come from Mike Bloomberg, a self-made billionaire whose tax plan is both workable and constitutional.
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How Bloomberg, Sanders and Warren Responded to a Survey on Housing

The Times asked the Democratic presidential candidates for their views on housing and homelessness. (Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Tulsi Gabbard did not complete the survey.)
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Bloomberg’s Organization Is Like No Other in Politics

With unlimited funds and thousands of paid workers, the former New York City mayor is staking out a new path to the White House.
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Bloomberg’s big bet: Can money beat Biden's momentum?

In his brief three-month campaign for president, Michael Bloomberg poured nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars into building an advertising and data-mining juggernaut unlike anything the..
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Diana Taylor Hopes Voters See What She Sees in Mike Bloomberg

His longtime partner is on the campaign trail because she wants to be. She definitely doesn’t need to be.
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Sanders holds rally ahead of Super Tuesday

As Joe Biden and Mike Bloomberg courted African Americans in Alabama, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spent his Sunday rallying thousands of supporters in California, the crown jewel..
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Black Democrats turn their backs on Bloomberg at church before Super Tuesday votes

Joe Biden, fresh off a victory in South Carolina propelled by black voters, on Sunday commemorated a landmark civil rights march in Alabama, where some worshippers at an African-American church turned..
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Michael Bloomberg, a Billionaire Learning on the Job

He joked to a crowd in Denver that he would rather be at his house in Vail, and told people he was excited for “Super Bowl Tuesday.” But Mr. Bloomberg is getting a little bit better at this.
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Mike Bloomberg can restore peace to a divided nation: Judge Judy

Bernie Sanders, 'Don't pee on America's leg and tell us it's raining.' Your revolution is a joke.
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Bloomberg slams Trump over coronavirus response

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg slammed President Donald Trump and his administration over its response to the global health threat of the coronavirus, saying "the White House is endangering..
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Donald Trump says Mike Bloomberg should end 'joke of a campaign' after South Carolina primary

President Donald Trump suggests Mike Bloomberg's shaky debate performance helped former Vice President Joe Biden win South Carolina primary.
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Michael Bloomberg Will Address Coronavirus in Prime-Time TV Ad

Seeking to draw a direct contrast with President Trump, Mr. Bloomberg will deliver a three-minute prerecorded address on the coronavirus outbreak in an ad on network television Sunday night.
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Making Pitch to Voters, Bloomberg Peddles His Experience in a Crisis

Michael R. Bloomberg is trying to highlight the part of his record that conveys the competence and cool-headedness he says are missing in the White House.
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'Wall-to-wall campaign': Californians bombarded with Bloomberg ads

Elizabeth Isabella, a homemaker in Burbank, California, was driving car pool when her 10-year-old son Lachlan started reciting YouTube ads by U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.
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Bloomberg would not ban U.S. oil exports in climate plan, unlike rival Democrats

Media billionaire Michael Bloomberg would allow the United States to keep exporting crude oil overseas if he is elected president, his campaign says, unlike his top Democratic rivals who have pledged..
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After releasing additional medical records, Bloomberg calls on Sanders to do the same

"Mike Bloomberg's doctor shared Mike's number, will Senator Sanders ask his doctor to do the same?" a statement from Bloomberg's campaign said.
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Bloomberg says he can flip Texas for Democrats

Former New York City Mike Bloomberg says he has the record and resources to flip Texas in the presidential election. (Feb. 27)  
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