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'His trial balloon went over like the Hindenburg': Democrats are skeptical of Michael Bloomberg's potential 2020 run

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Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York, is considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.
Many Democratic strategists say Bloomberg has no path to victory.
"It's hard to imagine someone more out of touch with the Democratic base," said one operative.
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York mayor, is seriously considering a run for the presidency in 2020 as a centrist Democrat, despite an energized left wing and a crowded field.
The former Republican, who's spending $80...
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Republican challenger accuses Democratic comptroller Susana Mendoza of 'hedging' on Chicago mayor question

Republican challenger accuses Democratic comptroller Susana Mendoza of 'hedging' on Chicago mayor question

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Democratic Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza stuck to her script Wednesday that she's focusing on her re-election and not a run for Chicago mayor as Republican challenger Darlene Senger pressured her to commit to a four-year term with the state. “I would like to see a commitment that on Nov...
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