'The Democratic Party Has a Problem': Bloomberg Hires Super Tuesday State Democratic Vice Chairs

Common Dreams

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire businessman running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, hired party vice chairs in Texas and California to work on his campaign just before the states prepare to vote in the presidential primaries on March 3 — a move that drew charges from progressives of an attempt buy influence from party elites. "This does seem to fit a longstanding pattern of Bloomberg using his billions to help generate support among political elites," Campaign Legal Center federal reform program director Brendan Fischer told The Intercept.

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