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Mike Bloomberg spent the weekend riding around Texas on a bus dubbed the “Get It Done Express,” and made a few things clear: He’s prepared to deploy his vast personal fortune and army of staffers to defeat President bague en argent réglable Donald Trump on behalf of whoever becomes the Democratic nominee, even if that nominee is not him or even someone he particularly likes. And as for how much of that fortune he’s willing to commit The sky’s the limit.
“I’m spending all my money to get rid of Trump,” the former mayor told Reuters. To wit: The 500 staffers Bloomberg has already hired will continue through the November election even if he loses, NBC News reports, and the digital company he started that’s running his vast online ad campaign will stay bague diamant 0.4 carat on as well.
OK, but does he really mean all his money Not exactly, but he told the New York Times he would not rule out dropping a billion dollars on behalf of the nominee. And yes, he’ll shell out even if the winner is Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders, comment nettoyer une bague en argent avec des pierres progressives who represent the opposite wing of the party from bague en argent et pierre the moderate Bloomberg. Why “I really don’t agree with them, but I’d still support them, yes, because compared to Donald Trump that’s easy,” he said.
The Texas tour (joined m6 boutique bague diamant 1 carat by Judge Judy) is evidence enough that Bloomberg is running an unconventional campaign devoting time to a solidly Republican state that doesn’t go to the polls until March 3, while other hopefuls focus on the early states Bloomberg is skipping. Closer to home, the Bloomberg campaign opened a field office in Harlem, and racked up some endorsements in western New York.
The weekend media blitz comes ahead of Tuesday’s Democratic debate where we will not see Bloomberg, who can’t qualify because he isn’t taking donations. (He’ll still have the chance to weigh in during a live post debate interview on Stephen Colbert’s late night show.) Voters will have to decide whether his absence matters more than all the exposure money can buy.
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“FRANK SEDDIO WILL step down as the leader of the Brooklyn Democratic Party next week, according to multiple sources. Seddio, who was first elected as Chairman of the Kings bague en argent papillon County Democratic Party in 2012, will officially step down from leading the borough’s Democratic party on Wednesday, sources said. Exactly who will replace Seddio atop the organization remains in question, but many speculate that Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte (D Flatbush) will emerge as a top contender for the post. Seddio’s resignation comes amid concerns raised by activists about the health of the Democratic party’s finances, which have deteriorated under Seddio’s stewardship from $505,000 in 2013 to just $32,800 in July 2019, according to a NY Daily News report.” Brooklyn Paper’s Aidan Graham and Kevin Duggan
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COLUMN: Spectrum News’ Susan Arbetter ponders the nuances of the state’s bail reform laws and suggests compromise is possible to balance both safety and systemic injustice.
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“FERRIES HELP THE POOR That’s rich. Mayor Bill de Blasio has insisted that his administration’s heavily subsidized ferry service would help poor New Yorkers get around, but newly revealed data shows it’s been a plaything of the rich since day one figures the city sat on for months. An internal survey taken in July 2017 two months after the service’s inception found that the median rider’s income ranges between $100,000 and $150,000, a trend that held as of another poll conducted in the winter of 2018. The results of the surveys were obtained by The Post through an eight month Freedom of Information Law battle with the Economic Development Corporation, the city controlled non profit that manages the ferry service and solicited the data.” bague diamant double New York bague diamant 0.45 carat Post’s Nolan Hicks, David Meyer and Aaron Feis
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“IN THE AUDIENCE, county officials, Democrat and Republican, collectively gasped to themselves. Were they hearing Cuomo right Wasn’t this the same governor who in 2012 got much fanfare for his plan to largely freeze the Medicaid costs for counties Didn’t he promote that idea as a plan to reduce the burden on counties And, they fumed, it has been Albany not counties that has increasingly been running the administrative side of Medicaid. Moreover, the Cuomo administration has taken step after step to enroll so many people on Medicaid that nearly one third of New Yorkers are now on the public health insurance system. In all, some 6 million New Yorkers the poor, elderly and disabled are covered. ‘I was very surprised,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, who, like Cuomo, is a Democrat. Just two hours before Cuomo’s speech, Poloncarz met at the Capitol with the governor’s senior advisers who said the Medicaid deficit was not going to be addressed in the speech.” Buffalo News’ Tom Precious
“BEFORE the people’s business officially began last week, before New York State legislators gaveled in for the 2020 session, lawmakers were first forced to confront an unusual matter. Over the past few days, state senators had received a rambling 13 page letter accusing a Bronx Democratic senator of a series of appalling crimes ranging from child molestation to drug trafficking. To make matters more bizarre even by Albany standards the letter was sent from prison by the senator’s incarcerated brother. The senator, Luis R. Sep chose to confront the allegations with his Democratic colleagues on Wednesday, telling them in a private conference that the accusations were complete falsehoods.” New York Times’ Luis Ferr state Senator Velmanette Montgomery sought to pass the torch Saturday to one of her colleagues in government while announcing that she would not run for re election this year. The longest serving African American woman in the New York state legislature, Montgomery publicly endorsed Assemblymember Tremaine Wright to succeed her in the 25th State Senate District seat, which covers the northern Brooklyn areas of Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Red Hook, Bedford Stuyvesant, Sunset Park, Gowanus and Park Slope.” AM New York’s Alejandra O’Connell Domenech
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“IT WAS PRESENTED AS a crowning vision for Pennsylvania Station, the busiest train hub in North America a plan to significantly expand the terminal, including adding eight new tracks, by annexing a full Manhattan block and working to make the vast complex less stifling and more welcoming. But the proposal laid out by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo would do little to solve the New York region’s biggest transportation challenge: the deteriorating condition of the 110 year old rail tunnels that more than 100,000 commuters rely on every weekday. The $11.3 billion plan to build new tunnels under the Hudson River before the old ones give out remains mired in a political standoff between President Trump and Democratic leaders on both sides of the river. That plan, known as Gateway, is widely considered the most important infrastructure project in the country. But it requires federal funding and comment nettoyer ma bague en argent approvals that the Trump administration has shown little interest in providing. In fact, the United States Department of Transportation has downgraded the urgency of the Gateway project from a medium to high priority to a medium to low priority not high enough to qualify for federal funding.” New York Times’ Patrick McGeehan and Christina Goldbaum
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