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Bloomberg makes preparations
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Posted By: DanvilleBill, 11/7/2019 8:44:13 PM

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to file paperwork to qualify for the Democratic presidential primary in Alabama, ahead of a Friday deadline. The move would be a first step toward a national campaign, though Bloomberg has not made a final decision to run. "We now need to finish the job and ensure that Trump is defeated — but Mike is increasingly concerned that the current field of candidates is not well positioned to do that," longtime Bloomberg aide Howard Wolfson said in an email. "If Mike runs he would offer a new choice to Democrats built on a unique record running America’s biggest city,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: cactus 11/7/2019 8:50:51 PM (No. 229616)
If I have to vote for a successful mayor of the biggest city in the USA, i’d rather vote for Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: shalimar 11/7/2019 9:30:19 PM (No. 229631)
Waste of time and money. He's TOO short. (So am I.)
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Omen55 11/7/2019 10:55:18 PM (No. 229668)
He'll make a quick splash & vanish. Think about this when he became Mayor he kept & enforced the police policies of Rudy. The people who vote in dem primaries will not like him for that. Meanwhile he & Steyer can throw $$$ at each other.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone 11/8/2019 12:14:04 AM (No. 229702)
He won’t get many votes in Alabama.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 11/8/2019 1:42:00 AM (No. 229755)
A nasty, meddlesome puke, but more credible than any of the other clowns.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy 11/8/2019 4:40:29 AM (No. 229794)
This is beyond sad. Who’s his running mate?Romney?
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