Bloomberg ready to spend ‘whatever it takes’ to help pro-pop tax pols

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Michael Bloomberg’s presence – and money – will not be leaving Cook County any time soon.  The billionaire former mayor of New York City has already spent $5 million on ads supporting the Cook County sweetened beverage tax – and he’s prepared to spend “whatever it takes” to support those who voted for it, according to Howard Wolfson, a Democratic political strategist and top Bloomberg adviser.