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Sabrina Siddiqui

Almost 100 School Shootings Have Occurred Since Newtown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 100 school shootings have occurred in the two years since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a report rel...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gun Control Groups' New Background Checks Strategy: Let Voters Decide

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off the heels of a successful ballot measure to expand background checks in Washington state, the anti-gun violence coalition is e...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Voters Favor Background Checks For Gun Sales, But The Issue Isn't Driving Their Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A week after another school shooting, support for gun background checks remains widespread among voters, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll has ...

Gun Control Groups Take On NRA, Ramping Up Election Spending

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's impos...

Michael Bloomberg Group Takes First Big Step To Devise Political Strategy On Gun Control

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 7 (Reuters) - The gun-control group founded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will begin to survey all congressional candi...

Michael, Moms, and the NRA

Martha Burk | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

We've all heard the expression "Don't get mad, get even." Everytown for gun Safety is hoping that if enough moms get mad, they'll get even all right. With politicians who value the NRA over their safety and the lives of their kids.

Gun Violence Victims And Families Take On The NRA: You Don't Speak For Us

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Michael Bloomberg revived his fight against the National Rifle Association Friday with the release of a new ad to coincide with the the NRA's annual c...

Jack Abramoff Slams Bloomberg's Gun Control Push: 'Stop Wasting Your Money'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former conservative lobbyist Jack Abramoff is not behind Michael Bloomberg's $50 million investment in a gun control organization posed to challenge t...

New Bloomberg-Backed Gun Safety Group Releases Chilling PSA Aimed At Parents

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg threw $50 million this week behind Everytown for Gun Safety, a new advocacy group created to combat the influe...

Michael Bloomberg Is Sure He Has A Spot In Heaven

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is sure he has a spot in Heaven. At least that's what the founder of the group Mayors Against Illegal ...

Bloomberg Investigation Finds Illegal Gun Sales

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of guns could be sold illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on just one classified ad website, according to an investig...

Matt Sledge

De Blasio Says Bloomberg Didn't Go Far Enough On Gun Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- While mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg sent his police force after guns on the streets, launched sting operations against gun sho...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bloomberg Spends Big Money To Save Colorado Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the most vocal proponents of stricter gun laws in America, donated $350,000 to the two Dem...

NYPD: Largest Gun Bust In City History

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 10.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fare...

Bloomberg Giving Big Boost To Unusual Ally

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will host a fundraiser at his Manhattan home for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), according to BuzzFeed. Tickets f...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Begich: Bloomberg Had Nothing To Do With Fundraiser Cancellation

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) shrugged off the influence of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and his gun control group on Friday...

Senator: 'Nothing In The Obama Plan Would Have Prevented' Newtown

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is hitting back at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg after his group ran an ad campaign targeting Pryor for his vote agai...

Postal Union: Bloomberg Ricin Letters Postmarked In Louisiana

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON — A suspicious letter mailed to the White House and intercepted this week was similar to two threatening, poison-laced letters on the...

WATCH: Glenn Beck Uses 'Nazi Bloomberg' Image To Deliver NRA Speech

Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

During a speech at the NRA convention in Houston this weekend-- the organization's first since the shootings in Aurora and Newtown-- Glenn Beck showed...

Bloomberg Slams Senate For Gun Control Vote

Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sharply criticized senators who defeated a gun-buyer background check bill Wednesday, calling the vote a "damni...

Emotional New Gun Control Ad Features Sandy Hook Families

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group led by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, released a television ad on Thursday featuring family members of fo...

Dem Senator Blasts Bloomberg Over Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) criticized New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's federal gun control push on Tuesday, advising the mayor that he should...

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Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Jennifer Bendery

Biden, Bloomberg Speak Out On Gun Violence: 'Think About Newtown'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden teamed up with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday to give another push to Congress to do somethi...

Paul Blumenthal

Bloomberg Spends Big In Illinois Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won a major fight in his push to pass gun-control legislation on Tuesday as the candidate that his...