New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a press conference in London in September.
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Michael Bloomberg's time as New York City mayor may be coming to an end, but there's no evidence he's ready to leave the political arena.
Less than two months after playing a starring role in two recall elections in Colorado, Bloomberg has again turned his eye to that state and contributed $1 million to the campaign backing a ballot measure that would increase income taxes to provide funds for a new public school financing system.
New York Mayor Bloomberg speaks out for gun reform at a March news conference in New York.
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Police in New York say preliminary tests of two threatening letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg contained traces of ricin.
The anonymous letters, both addressed to Bloomberg, were opened Friday in New York at the city's mail facility and Sunday in Washington, D.C., at the headquarters of the nonprofit started by Bloomberg, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, according to authorities.
Originally published on Sat April 27, 2013 1:57 pm
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at City Hall on April 25. The billionaire mayor has been spending from his personal fortune to provide a "political counterweight to the NRA," his policy adviser says.
Signatures and messages adorn a Boston Marathon poster on Tuesday near the site of the April 15 bombings.
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The opportunistic political sentiment of never letting a crisis go to waste (see: Rahm Emanuel, among others) has been reframed since the Boston bombings by those seizing on the attack as certain evidence of their positions.