Michael Bloomberg Bloomberg for President? How Much Catching-up Does He Have to Do? By Chris Bolt & Dignelly Torres & John Smith • Nov 25, 2019 mikebloomberg.com A SUNY Cortland Political Science professor sees Michael Bloomberg’s quest for the Democratic presidential nomination as a long shot. Bob Spitzer says the former New York City Mayor faces an uphill battle because of his late entry into the race, and a strategy to skip the early primaries. Listen Listening... / 1:39 A local political science professor says former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a long shot to secure the democratic nomination.