Chris Collins

Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2018 - 12:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday afternoon of insider trading and lying to the FBI. READ MORE: Rep. Collins Charged with Insider Trading and Lying to the FBI Fallout from Wednesday's indictment was quick. House Speaker Paul Ryan...
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Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2018 - 11:06 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins faces serious punishments as a result of the insider trading charges, according to WBEN legal analyst Paul Cambria. "On the federal side, the penalties are always huge," Cambria said. "You're talking 10 years, 20 years maximums. Obviously, if he's...
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Tom Puckett
July 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) The man challenging Congressman Chris Collins this November says he'll have the funding to "give him a challenge" and isn't worried about appeasing support from outside the district. Nate McMurray, Grand Island Supervisor, says his fundraising has been slow but steady. "I...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the US Cellular Center for a rally.
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Matt Moran
July 30, 2018 - 6:18 pm
On Sunday morning, President Trump Tweeted he would be willing to shutdown the government if democrats do not give the votes for border security. Congressman Brian Higgins calls them childish, idle threats. "The leader of the United States, the leader of the free world much much more is expected of...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins agreed that President Trump misspoke at Monday's press conference in Helsinki when talking about Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election. "If you look back, he has said so many times over the last six months he accepts the intelligence...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said that his lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, is a stronger candidate for New York's 27th Congressional District than the democratic challenger, Nathan McMurray. "There is a very strong feeling that Kathy Hochul would be a great...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2018 - 7:09 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Over the weekend, rumors were flowing about whether there would be a new Democratic challenger to Republican Congressman Chris Collins. Erie County's party leader quick to put that to rest. "(Monday) was the final day to decline their petition to run for congress and Nate...
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Tom Puckett
April 11, 2018 - 5:16 pm
Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a second day of questioning, this time from House members, one of them Congressman Chris Collins. Collins asked Zuckerberg about what was done in 2014 to lock down data sharing. "Before 2014, someone could sign into an app and share basic...
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Mike Baggerman
April 11, 2018 - 12:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will meet with the House Energy & Commerce Committee on Wednesday morning to discuss user security and privacy in wake of the Cambridge Analytica controversy. The British political consulting firm mined millions of...
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Tim Wenger
April 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
I’ll probably take some heat for what is written here. So be it. I saw 17 year old Andrew Kowalczyk arrive in a dark suit at St. Paul’s Cathedral for Saturday’s forum on gun violence . He and a few fellow students were nervously awaiting the forum they organized to discuss gun issues in the wake of...
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