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Bloomberg Guns

How Washington State's Background Check Effort Could Backfire

Mike Weisser | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Know what you get by requiring long gun transfers through NICS?

All Of A Sudden The NRA Doesn't Want To Mention Guns

Mike Weisser | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

What the NRA is trying to do is cast itself in a softer, more reasonable and, if you'll pardon the expression, less combative way, because for the first time they are up against an opponent whose money, smarts and media access can sway lots of people to go the opposite way.

Can Gun Control Advocates Ever Wield As Much Influence As The NRA? A Test Case

Mike Weisser | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The NRA has a lock on communicating with the gun-owning community, but a majority of Americans don't own guns. So how do you engage this usually-silent majority to counteract the power and influence of the NRA?

Cue the NRA: 'Bloomberg's Coming for Your Guns'

Mike Weisser | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

I can see it now. The NRA annual meeting is about to kick off in Indianapolis and I'll bet you dollars to doughnuts that every speaker at the banquet and other public events will be told to say something nasty about Mike Bloomberg's new campaign to "get rid" of guns.

Sam Stein

Bloomberg: Reluctance To Support New Gun Laws 'Just Preposterous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly two weeks after the mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the nation's outspoken gun cont...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Goes After Albany For Lack Of Boldness On Guns (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is going on the offensive in the state, taking out ads directly targeting pols in the State House for not being ...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg, Focusing On Gun Violence, Disagrees With Obama's Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a certain amount of political serendipity surrounding Michael Bloomberg on Monday. As the New York City mayor and 250 of his mayoral colleag...