Today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended himself from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's criticism of the the mayor's super PAC's spending in an Illinois special election to replace Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.(1)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's bid to create the gun-control equivalent to the National Rifle Association extends to its electoral tactics.(1)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this afternoon thanked the White House for its "bold" gun control plan, while also taking credit for much of what's in it.
A month after a gunman killed 20 small children and six adults at a school in Connecticut, Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought his campaign for gun control to Baltimore.
At the behest of President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden has been developing a national gun control plan, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is advising him, he confirmed this morning.
"We sent some of our people down to Washington and we had some people on the phone to give Joe Biden our ideas," said Bloomberg, during the question-and-answer portion of a press conference about education.
This week, the Staten Island Community Education Council proposed deploying retired police officers with concealed weapons in borough schools as a way to better protect them from Sandy Hook-style shootings.
Today, the N.R.A. presented "a paranoid, dystopian vision of a more dangerous and violent America where everyone is armed and no place is safe," according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
"It is time to call out the N.R.A. as enablers of mass murder and start embarrassing people and saying, 'Who do you stand with? The parents and children of this country or the potential mass murderers?'"(10)
Voters in three swing states where the National Rifle Association spent $12 million this election season still overwhelmingly support some common-sense gun controls, according to a poll underwritten by Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns.(1)
Wisconsin day spa shooter Radcliffe Haughton bought the weapon he used to kill his wife and two others from a website previously targeted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, according to Bloomberg, whose spokesman cited law enforcement sources involved in the investigation.(1)
Michael Bloomberg, who has become the national face of gun control, has said that he endorsed the N.R.A.-approved Republican senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts as a reward for Brown's opposition to a specific bill concerning concealed weapons that would have had a large impact on New York City.(1)
In the weeks following the Aurora shooting massacre, Michael Bloomberg, the contemporary face of the gun control movement, appeared on one national T.V. show after another denouncing the political cowardice of the nation's leaders and the weak gun regulations resulting from it.(8)
'Very tough': Schumer and Kelly announce a measure against phone theft, but regret that they can't do much about gun laws
Asked about the prospects for gun control legislation yesterday, at an afternoon press conference with New York Police Department commissioner Ray Kelly, Senator Chuck Schumer let out a deep sigh.
The question came in the context of the shooting of four police officers in Brooklyn this weekend, and whether there was anything either Schumer or Kelly could do to enact meangingful changes to the nation's gun laws.
John Feinblatt, a 60-year-old West Village father of two, is that exceedingly rare gun-control advocate who feels that his side can play offense.
This may have something to do with the natue of his employment: He is Michael Bloomberg's chief policy adviser and oversees Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition that, enabled by the mayor's money, continues to press a fight that the Democratic Party has long since abandoned.(15)