1. Doubling Down

    Bloomberg's Ready to Fight the NRA

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    Michael Bloomberg is ready to put his money where his mouth is. Following last night's debate, the New York City Mayor called both candidates' explanations for civilian access to AK-47s "gibberish." Now, Bloomberg is set to donate between $10 and $15 million to the campaigns of six to 12 anti-gun candidates in elections across the country. Bloomberg has provided a variety of candidates with hefty sums of money before, but this summer's movie theater shooting in Colorado turned his focus back to one of his greatest passions: cracking the NRA's political influence. 

    Read it at New York Magazine