Exclusive: in call Mayor Bloomberg encouraged Hillary Clinton to consider running for mayor in 2013. She declined. My story coming...—
Michael Barbaro (@mikiebarb) December 04, 2012
The New York Times’ Michael Barbaro is reporting that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg urged Hillary Clinton to consider a run for mayor during a phone call a few months ago.
We’ve already heard rumors of everyone from Alec Baldwin to Anthony Weiner considering a run for the seat, so why not Clinton? Barbaro reports that the Secretary of State told Bloomberg she’s not interested in the job, which spares us all some sort of ugly power struggle between Clinton and Weiner.
Here’s a better suggestion: