2020 Presidential race

Mike Baggerman
April 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Joe Biden made it official early Thursday, tweeting his official entry into the 2020 Presidential sweepstakes. The core values of this nation… our standing in the world… our very democracy...everything that has made America -- America --is at stake. That’s why today I’m...
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March 13, 2019 - 1:01 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — The political world may have to wait yet another "few weeks" to learn whether one of the biggest names in Democratic politics is running for president. With frustration mounting about his indecision, former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday teased out themes for a possible...
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Brendan Keany
January 22, 2019 - 12:26 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in Buffalo to attend the 29th annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast at the Buffalo Convention Center. After her speech, which focused mainly on the legislative initiatives to ensure equality and justice for...
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January 20, 2019 - 2:30 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (WBEN/AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats as a commonsense fighter for family and children issues as she made her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 presidential prospect. Unlike some of her potential rivals, Gillibrand was...
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January 15, 2019 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee. "It's an important first step, and it's one I am taking because I am going to run," the...
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January 14, 2019 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Several people familiar with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's plans say the New York Democrat is expected to take steps toward launching a presidential campaign in the coming days by forming an exploratory committee. One person says Gillibrand will likely announce her intentions...
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January 02, 2019 - 3:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Of all the Democrats considered potential candidates for president in two years, former Vice President Joe Biden makes the "best case," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. Cuomo, a Democrat who begin his third term as governor on Tuesday, said Biden demonstrates the...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:51 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — His father famously wrestled with the idea of running for president, his indecision leading some to call him "Hamlet on the Hudson." Andrew Cuomo was less ambivalent during his debate with primary challenger Cynthia Nixon, using unusually stark language to rule out a 2020...
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