Bloomberg Says No
He's told us once, he's told us a thousand times, but now he means it. Michael Bloomberg is not running for president. AP: "I ...
He's told us once, he's told us a thousand times, but now he means it. Michael Bloomberg is not running for president.
AP: "I listened carefully to those who encouraged me to run, but I am not -- and will not be -- a candidate for president," he wrote. "I have watched this campaign unfold, and I am hopeful that the current campaigns can rise to the challenge by offering truly independent leadership."
Bloomberg had been weighing the decision heavily in recent days, aides said. The mayor himself says he'll potentially work to embrace a candidate who "takes an independent, nonpartisan approach, and embraces practical solutions that challenge party orthodoxy."
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Florida VA Cited for Disability Claims Errors6 hours ago
The Politics of the Mountain Formerly Called McKinley6 hours ago
New Clean Water Rules Mean Small Farm Inspections in Vermont7 hours ago
Medicaid Flaws Mean New Jersey Owes Feds $32 Million11 hours ago
What Happened to New Jersey's Wind Power Plans?11 hours ago
Indiana Governor's Top Donors Revealed11 hours ago