While speaking at an overwhelmingly wealthy, white audience at the Aspen Institute, former New York City mayor and leading gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg expressed his desire to see young minorities stripped of their gun rights. The Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Everytown USA funder reportedly believes male minorities between the ages of 15 and 25 are responsible for most murders. That’s why, he argued, cities need to take guns away from that group.
Bloomberg Business failed to disclose a connection between Mark Hertsgaard, who has written about environmental subjects for the magazine, and Annie Leonard, the executive director of Greenpeace, in a recent exclusive on the backlash against the group’s vandalism of the Nazca Lines in Peru last month.
Liberal billionaires are leaving conservatives in the dust when it comes to Super PAC spending during the 2014 election cycle, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
“The constitutional amendment before us,” Harry Reid said Tuesday, describing a proposal to give federal and state governments the authority to regulate political giving, “isn’t about limiting free speech.”
Harry Reid, may I present the American Civil Liberties Union. I am sure you two have met before.
The Democratic Party is in a “perilous position” for the 2014 election, but the rich liberal left is not laying down without a fight. Democrats have dominated the Super PAC game so far this summer, according to National Journal.
Monticello, New York, Democratic Mayor Gordon Jenkins—a member of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns—was arrested Thursday on bribery charges, the latest in a long string of legal and ethical foibles by Jenkins.
The Federal Aviation Administration banned all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel on Tuesday, but that is not stopping former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg from visiting the country, the Weekly Standard reports.
The top three donors to Super PACs so far this election cycle are all progressives shelling millions of dollars out in support of Democratic candidates, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
The latest effort to get federal regulators involved in the fight over global warming could put major American companies at risk of being charged with fraud, according to a former Securities and Exchange Commissioner.