He may be close to three months from leaving from City Hall, but that doesn't mean Mayor Michael Bloomberg has begun to relax.

The mayor got snippy with reporters Thursday while handling off-topic questions at a news conference at Chelsea. Bloomberg refused to talk about his opinion on the candidates vying to replace him despite repeated questions.

"I'm not. There are more important things to talk about," he said after a reporter asked why he gets so angry when asked about the election.

The mayor stressed that there were "more important things to talk about," and threatened not to have open news conferences if he kept receiving "stupid questions."

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