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Michael Bloomberg Considering a Hop on the Americans Elect Wagon for 2012

New York Magazine’s John Heilemann spoke to Michael Bloomberg aide Kevin Sheekey in October and reports that the New York City mayor’s office has strong interest in using an Americans Elect presidential ballot line to run for President in 2012.

One key factor, now as three years ago, is Bloomberg’s ability to get onto the [...]

Bailey’s Draft Bloomberg “Movement” Overwhelmingly Funded by Just Two Megacontributors

Who was behind Doug Bailey and Gerald Rafshoon’s Draft Bloomberg Committee, the organization that sought to bring Michael Bloomberg as a partyless candidate into the 2008 presidential race? The answer is at once more complicated and more simple than you might think.

The process to ferret out just who gave to Bailey and Rafshoon’s Draft [...]

Contribution to Draft Bloomberg Committee by Unity08 Goes Unmentioned by Unity08 in its Own Report

The Draft Bloomberg Committee reports in its 1st Quarter Disclosure that it received a $1,288 contribution from Unity08 on March 4, 2008. Unity08 reports no such contribution to the Draft Bloomberg Committee in its 1st Quarter report (filed two days late and just now made available). Both Unity08 and the Draft Bloomberg Committee report other [...]

Unity08 Gave Money to Draft Bloomberg Committee

Happy April 15! This isn’t just the day you need to file your tax return. It’s also the day that political organizations not regulated by the FEC are required to file their 1st Quarter disclosures of political contributions with the Internal Revenue Service.

Well, looky looky. I see the Draft Bloomberg Committee has indeed filed [...]