Billionaire Michael Bloomberg — dissatisfied with the Democratic field and eager to put the brakes on an Elizabeth Warren nomination — is reportedly ramping up a presidential bid. While he has not fully committed to a run, the former New York City mayor is likely to file formal paperwork as a candidate in Alabama, which has a Friday deadline to qualify for the state’s primary. 

The reports of Bloomberg’s possible run — in the New York Times and New York Post — quote both named and unnamed advisers who say Bloomberg will make his decision quickly. The Times quotes adviser Howard Wolfson as saying Bloomberg sees Trump as an “unprecedented threat to our nation,” but that “Mike is increasingly concerned” that the current crop

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