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The winners & losers of a potential Michael Bloomberg run




Former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks at the
Former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, speaks at the "Not One More" Event at Urban Zen on February 10, 2015 in New York City.
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Billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering a run for the presidency, spurred by Donald Trump’s unsubsiding momentum and Hillary Clinton’s weakening position, according to the New York Times.

Citing unnamed sources, the paper reports that Bloomberg has told his inner circle that he would foot the bill for the run at up to $1 billion of his own money.

Citing unnamed sources, the paper reports that Bloomberg has told his inner circle that he would foot the bill for the run at up to $1 billion of his own money.

How likely is a Bloomberg run? How would it impact the rest of the field?

Guests:

Chris Smith, a contributing editor at New York Magazine who reports on New York politics; He tweets from @chrissmithnymag  

Dan Schnur, Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC and adjunct faculty at USC Annenberg School