Week in Politics: Bloomberg May Run Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving examines the possibility that New York City's mayor may join the presidential race as an independent. He also explores how unrest in Pakistan is changing the direction of campaign speeches in Iowa.
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Week in Politics: Bloomberg May Run

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Week in Politics: Bloomberg May Run

Week in Politics: Bloomberg May Run

Week in Politics: Bloomberg May Run

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Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving examines the the latest political developments. Unrest in Pakistan is pushing American politics in another direction he says, much to the chagrin of some candidates. Meanwhile, it looks like New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will run for president as an independent if there is a solid possibility he could win, Elving says.