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Mayor Mike: Leading With Ego

Len Levitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Len Levitt

Poor Mayor Mike. He is trying to lead the city in its recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Alas, his billionaire ego keeps getting in his way.

Sam Stein

Obama's Secretary Of Business Idea Has Business, Conservative Support | Sam Stein | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney, at various stops on the campaign trail Thursday, unveiled a new attack on President Barack Obama for suggesting he'd create...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg: Obama Should Veto Extension Of Bush Tax Cuts | Sam Stein | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is arguing once again that all the Bush-era tax cuts, including those on the first $250,000 in ann...

At Secret Lunch, Obama Asks Bloomberg About His Political Future

Posted 03.12.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama had a secret lunch last month, The New York Times reveals, raising speculations surrounding Bloomberg's po...

Bloomberg Accuses Obama Of Breaking Campaign Promises

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is occasionally mentioned as a long-shot presidential candidate, accused President Barack Obama...

Bloomberg: Obama Not 'Arrogant' | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CITY HALL -- President Barack Obama really isn't the most arrogant man that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ever met, the mayor clarified Monday. On Frid...

Bloomberg: Obama Can't

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending President Barack Obama's response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, one week after he st...

Bloomberg Learned Of Obama's New York Trip From 'Blogs'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Oops! It looks like Mayor Bloomberg was left out of the loop regarding President Obama's upcoming trip to New York. The mayor and his staff received...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Sends Stern Letter To Obama Demanding Gun-Control Action | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- who at one point was considered an Independent ally of the White House but has proven to be a somewhat reliab...

Mayors Get In Line For U.S. Funds

Wall Street Journal | T.W. FARNAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Big-city mayors will arrive on Capitol Hill Monday to lobby for more federal spending to be funneled to urban areas that they say drive ...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Set To Be On Presidential Ballot In Virginia | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state of Virginia is, for the first time in many decades, a toss up in the presidential election. And with its 13 electoral votes and polls showin...

Obama Veepstakes: Michael Bloomberg

Miriam Hess | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home
Miriam Hess

Few politicians suit Obama's call for a "new politics" better than does Bloomberg. He is a high-profile opponent of the two-party system and is perhaps most aptly described as anti-partisan.

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Praises McCain On Education | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five days after John McCain met with and applauded education reform in New York City, the city's mayor is set to repay the favor. On Friday, Mayor M...

Sam Stein

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

Obama, Bloomberg Meeting Fuels Endorsement Rumors

WCBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mayor Bloomberg will stand side by side with Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama for the second time in four months Thursday. Bloomberg will ...

Teachers, Classmates Recount Obama's Time In Indonesia

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's teachers and fellow students during his four years of grade school in Indonesia aren't all that surprised that he is now a top U.S. pre...