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Bloomberg makes multimillion-dollar, last-minute push for Biden in Texas, Ohio
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Mike Bloomberg is shelling out millions more of his own money in the final week of the White House race to help bolster Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in two swing states – Texas and Ohio.
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The former New York City mayor and multibillionaire business and media mogul – who was a Biden rival in the race for the Democratic nomination – is using his Independence USA super PAC to spend roughly $15 million to run ads in the two states, a top Bloomberg political adviser confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday. Texas and Ohio were won by Trump in the 2016 presidential election, but public opinion polls indicate it’s a close contest in both states – which combined have 56 electoral votes up for grabs.
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This effort is separate from the $100 million Bloomberg has pledged to spend to help the former vice president in the battleground state of Florida. News of the new Bloomberg investment was first reported by the New York Times.