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Sean Spicer
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Sean Spicer joined WBEN to talk about the 2020 race.
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(WBEN) - When, if at all, might a special election take place for the seat in NY-27? It's up to Governor Andrew Cuomo to call for a special election for the now-vacant Congressional seat. He talked about when he might do that this morning on WAMC. "Western New York deserves a seat. We have a lot...
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Tom Puckett
September 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, yielding to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. Dems take up...
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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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WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Elizabeth Warren is taking the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency. She is hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. The Massachusetts...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Just because Democrats are regaining control of the House of Representatives, don't assume that Nancy Pelosi will simply step back in to her old role as Speaker. "No, Nancy Pelosi should not be Speaker," said Congressman Brian Higgins. Higgins first called for someone other...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - While the eyes of most voters were on who would control the House of Representatives and Senate in Washington, in New York it was state-wide races that may prove to have the biggest impact. Democrats swept state-wide elections, meaning the party now controls not only the...
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(AP/WBEN) - Michael Gregoire marched along a downtown sidewalk in the tense days before the midterm elections, waving a hand-painted sign at passing traffic: “DEFEAT REPUBLICANS 2018.” “The survival of the country is going to depend on this election,” he said as another man stopped for a moment to...
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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)
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Despite a guilty verdict in the Buffalo Billion trial that saw some of the Governor's top donors and official convicted on public corruption charges, Andrew Cuomo retains strong poll numbers. In a new Siena Research Poll , Cuomo leads Cynthia Nixon two-to-one among likely...
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Assemblyman Mickey Kearns & GOP Chair Nick Langworthy
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April 12, 2017 - 10:52 am
(WBEN) Erie County Republican Party Chairman Nicholas Langworthy announced Wednesday that the party will endorse Democrat Mickey Kearns in the race for Erie County Clerk. Kearns is a NYS Assemblyman who in recent years has chosen to not caucus with the Democrats in Albany, but remains registered...
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