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Brian Mazurowski
July 17, 2019 - 11:48 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Even without an official declaration, the NY-27 Congressional race was turned up a notch this week. Though he said earlier this year that he wouldn't decide whether or not he will officially run for re-election until the fall, the recent moves by Congressman Chris Collins point...
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Olcott, NY (WBEN) - The interest in the NY-27 Congressional race continues to heat up. State Senator Rob Ortt said you can count him among those who have made no secret of their interest in campaigning for the seat. "I have been making my rounds around the 27th District," Ortt told WBEN. "I have...
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Brian Mazurowski
May 29, 2019 - 10:53 am
(WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins said that he is leaning toward seeking re-election in 2020, despite facial federal charges and a growing list of Republicans vying for his seat. "People across the board are encouraging me to run," Collins told WBEN Wednesday morning. "That's where my leaning is,...
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WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will...
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Brian Mazurowski
February 06, 2019 - 10:36 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - State Senator Chris Jacobs has made it official that he will not be the one to challenge Mark Poloncarz for Erie County Executive this November. The announcement opens the door for Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon to become the candidate. "I've always, when looking at running...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Amid the partial government shutdown, there is a State Of The Union ultimatum from the Speaker of the House. Nancy Pelosi suggesting that if President Trump doesn't agree to reopen the government, that there will be no State Of The Union address in the House chamber. Longtime...
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Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) - As the new 116th Congress is sworn in on Thursday, a partial shutdown of the federal government will continue. From the sound of local Congressman, the stalemate could last a while. "Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have to realize border security is important to this...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With a power shift in Albany, there is widespread speculation that a local State Senator, who has had success in a largely Democratic district, may be eyeing a different office this year. State Senator Chris Jacobs, is moving from the majority to the minority, as power...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Politicos are weighing-in on the Chris Collins interview. The indicted Congressman, who suspended his campaign for re-election a month ago, spoke for the first time to WIVB's Dave Greber in Washington D.C. "The biggest takeaway for me is that he is cooperating fully with...
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Brendan Keany
(WBEN) - State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer has removed himself from consideration in the running to replace Chris Collins on the ballot in the 27th Congressional District. Ranzenhofer was considered a frontrunner to get the nod from the eight county Republican chairs to run for the congressional seat...
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