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Michael Bloomberg Opens Door to 2020 Presidential Campaign

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, signaling his dissatisfaction with the current crop of candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump. Bloombe...

Dueling Wealth Tax Plans Mean Sanders-Warren Clash May Come

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday a plan to tax the nation's wealthiest households, saying it will generate more than $4 trillion over the next decade and substantially reduce billionaires' fortunes — his version of Democratic presidential rival...

Colorful Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dead at 89

DALLAS — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose...
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San Francisco Billionaire Gives $30M to Study Homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco billionaire is donating $30 million to the University of California, San Francisco, to research root causes of homelessness and potential solutions. "We want to be a rapid response team to really help the public. This is demo...
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Vegas Prosecutors Say Tech Billionaire Facing Drug Charges

LAS VEGAS — A billionaire California tech mogul who funds "Marsy's Law" crime victim rights campaigns nationwide was hit Wednesday with felony drug charges following his arrest last summer in a Las Vegas hotel suite with what police said were briefcases full o...