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Report: Unity08 To Dissolve, Become Draft Bloomberg Group

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A source familiar with the Bloomberg for president movement says the bipartisan Unity08 effort is poised to shut down its Web site, reconstitute as a Draft Bloomberg site and launch its own 50-state signature-gathering operation on behalf of the supposedly reluctant would-be independent presidential candidate. This move has been apparently been approved by the Bloomberg people.

I'm told Unity08 has $1.4 million in the bank and about 124,000 people signed up on its site. I have tried - so far unsuccessfully - to reach a spokesperson for the organization.

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