Bloomberg Tells Advisers to Draw Up Possible Campaign Plan: NYT

Former N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg chagrined by how both the Democratic and Republican races for president are playing out, the New York Times reported.

  • Bloomberg willing to spend $1b of his own money, paper said, citing unidentified people briefed on the deliberations
  • Early March deadline set for making decision to run as an independent candidate, paper said
  • Consultant hired to advise him on getting his name on ballots, NYT said
  • Bloomberg is owner and majority stakeholder of Bloomberg LP, a New York-based financial information co.
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