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WBEN Newsroom
February 22, 2020 - 6:48 am
Presidential candidates made their last urgent pleas as Nevada Democrats prepared to weigh in on their party's presidential nomination fight.
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Jeremy Zellner. June 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While the republican field for the 27th congressional district election has had multiple candidates for the last several months, the democratic field is quickly growing. Nate McMurray has been in the race for months and first-time candidate Melodie Baker has thrown her hat...
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Mark Poloncarz gives victory speech at Statler City after winning third term for Erie County Executive. November 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 06, 2019 - 1:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz defeated Lynne Dixon and earned a third term as the county's top elected official. Poloncarz, a democrat, defeated Dixon, a registered member of the Independence Party who ran on the republican line, by more than 14,000 votes in a race...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 05, 2019 - 5:56 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — A relatively quiet, but still groundbreaking election season in New York reaches its conclusion Tuesday, as voters across the state cast their ballots in county and municipal races. CHECK: Your Sample Ballots BEFORE You Vote With no federal or statewide contests on the ballot,...
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(WBEN) - A new poll shows growing support for the impeachment inquiry amongst New Yorkers. The poll, released Tuesday morning by Siena Research, registered New Yorker voters support impeaching and removing President Trump 55-38 percent. Impeachment and removal is supported by 79 percent of...
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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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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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Washington, DC (WBEN/AP) - The White House is refusing to rule out the possibility that the federal government may shut down again as another deadline looms at the end of the week. Negotiators are clashing over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, creating a new hurdle...
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February 06, 2019 - 11:59 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - New York State Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand were a part of federal politicians that penned a letter to state legislators saying New York should continue its fusion voting system . For those who don't know what electoral fusion means, it's the act...
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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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