Marc Molinaro

Governor Andrew Cuomo at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. September 26, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
November 07, 2018 - 1:28 am
New York, NY (AP/WBEN) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has won a third term by beating Republican Marc Molinaro. The Democrat was seen from the start as the prohibitive favorite in the race, with big advantages in fundraising and name-recognition. He worked throughout the campaign to link Molinaro to President...
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November 04, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In the final days leading up to Election 2018, both major candidates for Governor of New York campaigned in Erie County Saturday . And a new poll out Sunday has mixed news in a tightening race for the state's top office. Incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo’s lead over Republican...
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November 03, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — In New York state political news, Andrew Cuomo and his challengers are closing out their campaigns as voters prepare to cast their ballots on Election Day. In the race's final days Cuomo picked up the endorsement of his former rival Cynthia Nixon in his bid for a third term...
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October 27, 2018 - 5:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — In New York state political news, there's still time for at least one more debate in the governor's race, but don't expect Gov. Andrew Cuomo to show up. The other four candidates have agreed to participate in the exchange hosted by the League of Women Voters. But Democratic...
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October 26, 2018 - 7:58 pm
buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With just one debate so far in the race for Governor of New York and no debates yet in the race for Attorney General, two candidates are demanding their opponents agree to more debate sessions, particularly in upstate New York. Republican candidate for Governor Marc Molinaro...
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October 24, 2018 - 9:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Marc Molinaro did not want to run for governor. At least not at first. "It's just not the right time," he wrote in an email to supporters in January announcing he would stay out of the race. The 42-year-old moderate Republican cited his family and his current position as...
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October 23, 2018 - 4:15 pm
New York (WBEN/AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger an acolyte of President Donald Trump, and Marc Molinaro punched back by assailing the Democrat as corrupt as the two candidates faced off Tuesday at their only scheduled debate before next month's election. The exchanges were...
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Tom Puckett
October 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
New York, NY (WBEN) After weeks of haggling and dodging, Governor Cuomo and Marc Molinaro will have their debate tonight. You can hear it on WBEN at 7pm. Cuomo has claimed Molinaro wanted to debate the idea of debates. "He has nothing else to say," says Cuomo. "They don't want to actually debate...
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October 22, 2018 - 11:54 am
New York, NY (AP/WBEN) Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro have agreed to a one-on-one debate two weeks before voters head to the polls. The exchange will be taped Tuesday afternoon and broadcast at 7 p.m. Tuesday. You'll hear the debate live on WBEN. Cuomo, a Democrat, balked...
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