As Left And Right Fret Over Primary, Michael Bloomberg Mulls A Run

Jan 25, 2016
Originally published on January 25, 2016 3:51 pm

The race for president saw an interesting twist over the weekend, with news that former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering a run at the White House. With both the right and the left leaning toward fairly extreme choices in Iowa, Bloomberg sees an opening.

NPR’s Ron Elving talks through what a third-party candidate could mean for the 2016 presidential race with Here & Now‘s Robin Young, as well as what listeners can expect from the the town hall-style Democratic forum tonight at Drake University.


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