As far as I can tell, this shameful segment from Bill O'Reilly and Jesse Watters was intended to slap Mayor Bill DeBlasio for policies enacted during the Bloomberg years. But slapping homeless people around to do it is just a craven, despicable act. We begin with O'Reilly complaining that police can no longer use choke holds on suspects. Show More Summary
Today, we continue our ongoing series in which we sit down with influential leaders on key issues. Last quarter, we spoke to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Now, we talk with the first female editor of National Geographic Magazine, Susan Goldberg, to talk about their unique style of journalism, their focus on [...]
Since even before he took office, Mayor de Blasio has made clear his intention to change the Bloomberg administration's policy of mandatory parental consent for the metzitzah b’peh, a controversial ultra-Orthodox Jewish circumcision ritual in which a mohel sucks blood from a baby’s snipped penis. Show More Summary
The news website, The Trace, is being primarily financed by former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's gun-control group. It went live on Friday, only two days after the Charleston, S.C., church shooting.
City officials broke ground at the new Cornell Tech “Genius School” on Roosevelt Island Tuesday — but they didn’t break the ice between Mayor de Blasio and Michael Bloomberg.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who rose to prominence promising a sharp break from the past and hasn't spoken to his predecessor since taking office, found himself in an unusual position Tuesday: honoring the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating a whopping $100 million to Cornell Tech, he announced during a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. When the campus opens on Roosevelt Island in 2017, it will provide a permanent...Show More Summary
Michael Bloomberg, who as New York mayor in 2011 struck a deal with Cornell University to create a technical school on Roosevelt Island, is donating $100 million to the project. Mr. Bloomberg's gift... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York City's mayor is attempting to undo a rule meant to protect infants from herpes. Established under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the rule requires parents to sign a consent form if they want a rabbi to perform metzitzah b’peh, an oral suction during a circumcision. Show More Summary
Google tapped a close collaborator of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to launch a new company designed to improve live in cities
Mayor Bill de Blasio has few things in common with his immediate predecessor, Michael Bloomberg. The size of their financial disclosure forms is one of their many differences. The city-mandated form... To view the full story, click the title link.
Wall Street wants Michael Bloomberg to run for president, but the billionaire isn't budging. At the Yale CEO Summit this week, the talk was of "drafting Bloomberg" however possible. The former New York City Mayor seems like the perfect solution for Wall Street's problems with the current field of presidential candidates. Show More Summary
The New York Mets recently posed for the above photo in which they all wear orange to support the “Everytown for Gun Safety” nonprofit co-founded and supported by former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg. The organization makes no bones about its mission: Bloomberg pictures it as a counterweight to the NRA. Read more...
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) has some interesting theories about his successor potentially launching a 2016 Democratic presidential campaign. In a Fox Business interview on Wednesday, Giuliani said "there's room" forShow More Summary
The New York Post says some New York Democrats are hoping to entice former Mayor Michael Bloomberg into the Democratic presidential race. “Their argument is that Clinton’s vulnerability with general-election voters, especially independents, could result in a Republican president… One [...]
It is no secret on this blog that I am a critic of efforts to ban fatty foods and sugary drinks as with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ill-considered campaign in New York. San Francisco attempted the same paternalistic legislation in imposing a tax on such drinks — only to have voters reject the measure. Undeterred, […]
The national ban will follow Michael Bloomberg's crusade in New York City. Nearly a decade after ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg banished trans-fats from restaurants in the Big Apple, the Food and Drug Administration is set to do the same on a national level. Show More Summary
Bloomberg reports: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio presents himself as a champion of the technology industry. The industry says he’s trying to smother progress one app at a time. The mayor’s plan to require Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. Show More Summary
Mother, after mayor Bloomberg goes by: Was that Rudy?Daughter: Giuliani? You really don't know what Rudy Giuliani looks like?Mother: No.Daughter: This is almost as bad as the time you said you don't know what Darfur is.Mother: I still don't.–Columbus Day Parade
Even in California Mayor de Blasio can’t help but take a swipe at his predecessor Michael Bloomberg.