Messenger: Michael Bloomberg

Candidate: Michael Bloomberg

Contest: President

Affiliation: D

Date delivered: Feb. 26, 2020

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Message type: mailer

Message tone: positive

About the message:

This mailer from Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg features state Rep. Tom Sullivan, whose son was murdered in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. It emphasizes Bloomberg's work on gun safety, including promoting background checks and "keeping guns out of the wrong hands." Sullivan sponsored a successful "red flag" law in 2019, allowing guns to be removed from those who courts consider a threat to themselves or others.

About the messenger:

Michael Bloomberg is a former New York City mayor who made billiosn through a career in financial services, including Bloomberg News Service.

The messenger's money:

Bloomberg says he will self-finance his campaign, and not take contributions from others.