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(WBEN) - Sam Nunberg was a relative unknown before last night, but his apparent anger over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's request to have him appear before a grand jury has thrust him in to the spotlight. The former Trump campaign aide declared in various TV interviews that he won't cooperate...
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Dave Debo
February 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
A new Siena College Poll has President Obama at the top of the list of most favored living presidents in New York State, with President Trump at the bottom. But for both of them, the support is primarily coming from their own party. Only President George H.W. Bush has high favorability ratings...
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements - not including Trump's long-sought border wall. The agreement, the...
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WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) -- President Donald Trump is phasing out a program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children and call for Congress to find a legislative solution to protect the immigrants, sometimes known as "dreamers." Trump...
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Carl Paladino and other members of the Buffalo School Board
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The lawyer for ousted Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino says his client will appeal the state education commissioner's decision which removes Paladino from the Buffalo School Board. COMPLETE WBEN COVERAGE: Live Interviews, The Elia Ruling and more As he prepares to ask a State Supreme Court...
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August 17, 2017 - 12:08 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Commissioner of Education Mary Ellen Elia has ruled in favor of a Buffalo School Board petition that removes Carl Paladino from his post on the Board of Education. The ruling comes after five days of hearings in June examining whether Paladino violated board...
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July 25, 2017 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing Sen. John McCain. No stranger to heroic episodes, the Navy pilot who...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. Add a Supreme Court justice - no small feat - and call these promises kept. But where's that wall? Or the promised trade...
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April 15, 2017 - 7:17 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his first-in-the-nation proposal to make state college tuition free for middle-class students, he stood next to Bernie Sanders. This week when Cuomo celebrated its approval, he was arm in arm with Hillary Clinton. Democrats still smarting...
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April 07, 2017 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump's nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court. Vice President Mike Pence was...
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