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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...

Bloomberg Issues Big Warning

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Thousands of people with criminal records could illegally purchase guns on just one classified ad website, according to an investigat...

WATCH: NYDN Reporter Calls Out WSJ Columnist For Fuzzy Math

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2013 | Media

New York Daily News reporter Dan Friedman joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss the clash between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Bob McDonnel...

Bloomberg Makes Big Move

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking his fight to pass background check legislation to Democratic donors, urging them not to donate to Demo...

Both Sides Of Gun Debate Make Public Appeals

AP | MICHELE SALCEDO | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it's up to voters now to make their position known to Congress. New York Mayor Mic...

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...

Memo to Gun Rights Advocates: Take Note of What Reagan and Scalia Had to Say

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

President Obama himself recognizes the need for a rational middle ground and urges "advocates of gun control... to do a little more listening." Fair enough. But those on the gun rights side of the debate would be well advised start by listening to none other than Ronald Reagan.

Why The Mentally Ill Can Still Buy Guns, Despite Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

Federal safeguards meant to keep guns out of the hands of potentially violent individuals have a huge shortcoming: the database used for background ch...

City Found To Be Selling NYPD Fired Shell Casings To Ammunition Store

Posted 08.02.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg may be one of the country's most vocal supporters of gun control and head the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, but that hasn't p...

Anti-Gun Mayor Helps Stuff War Chest For Scott Brown

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Democrats are peeved that New York's famously pro-gun-control mayor, Michael Bloomberg, is hosting a fundraiser for Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.), given ...

Jan Brewer Mocks Michael Bloomberg For Arizona Gun-Show Sting (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) hit back at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week, suggesting that his undercover sting to expose lax Arizona fi...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Will Be Jumping Into Gun Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although President Obama avoided talking about the contentious issue of gun control in Tuesday's State of the Union address, his top adv...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Approves Of Supreme Court Ruling, Obama Echoes Stance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court's ruling on Thursday that a ban on handguns in the District of Columbia was unconstitutional sent immediate ripples throughout the p...