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Michael Bloomberg to spend at least $100 million in Florida to help elect Joe Biden
Michael Bloomberg
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The former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg committed to spend at least $100 million in Florida to help elect Joe Biden.

Florida is one of the the swing state, and it is also the most expensive of the expected battlegrounds in which to campaign. Current polls there show a race that between Trump and Biden effectively tied.

Bloomberg adviser Kevin Sheekey stated "Mike Bloomberg is committed to helping defeat Trump, and that is going to happen in the battleground states."

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FEC filing shows: Bloomberg spend more than $463m in first quarter on presidential campaign

In the "Report of Receipt and Disbursements" published by the Federal Election Commission it is shown that the presidential campaign of the former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent over $463 million dollars on his campaign.

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Warren creates document that would release former Bloomberg employees from nondisclosure agreements

Senator and  Democratic presidential nominee contender Elizabeth Warren calls for Michael Bloomberg to release former employees from nondisclosure agreements. Specifically "women who have accused him of sexual harassment" so they can voluntarily speak about their experiences. For that purpose the drafted a document - based on her background in teaching contract law.

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Democratic presidential contender Bloomberg owns condo in Trump building

In 2000 the former New York City Major and Democratic presidential nominee contender Michael Bloomberg bought an apartment at  610 Park Avenue in Manhattan. The building is owned by President Donald Trump.

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During debate: Only Bernie Sanders against the option of a contested convention

During the Democratic debate in Las Vegas, the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination were asked if the "person with the most delegates at the end of the primary season" should be the nominee for the Democratic party, even if the candidate is short of a majority of delegates. All candidates except Bernie Sanders answered the question with no. This is important in particular because if no candidate has a majority on the first ballot, 500 superdelegates that aren't appointed through primaries can vote in the second one.

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Sanders claims that competitor Bloomberg is attempting to "buy the presidency"
Sanders claims that competitor Bloomberg is attempting to "buy the presidency"
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The democratic presidential nominee contender Bernie Sanders claimed at one of his rallys in Carson City, Nevada that his opponent Michael Bloomberg uses his private fortune in an attempt to "try to buy the presidency by spending hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars on TV ads".