Nathan McMurray

Candidates for New York's 27th Congressional District debate at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute. Democrat Nathan McMurray (left) and Reform candidate Larry Piegza (right). Congressman Chris Collins was absent. 10/30/18 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 30, 2018 - 12:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Candidates for New York's 27th congressional district participated in the annual debate at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute on Tuesday afternoon. However, not all of the candidates showed up. Incumbent Congressman Chris Collins skipped the debate because he believes it does...
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October 16, 2018 - 4:41 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The race for NY27 appears to be much closer than originally thought according to a new Siena College/Sprectrum News Poll released Tuesday. Three weeks from election day, Republican Representative Chris Collins holds a narrow three-point lead over Democrat Nate McMurray, 46-43...
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October 12, 2018 - 1:09 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-Carolyn Thompson) — New York's most conservative congressional district is unexpectedly in play as Republican incumbent Chris Collins, one of President Donald Trump's first supporters, fights insider trading charges while seeking re-election. Republican leaders in a western...
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Nathan McMurray moments before speaking publicly following indictment of Rep. Chris Collins. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
September 11, 2018 - 7:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic candidate for New York's 27th congressional district Nathan McMurray argued that Congressman Chris Collins and his staff are trying to make themselves appear as victims after the congressman's interview on WIVB aired on Monday. "They're acting like they're the ones...
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September 10, 2018 - 8:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Indicted Republican Rep. Chris Collins said it was "the shock of all shocks" when he learned from two federal agents that he was under criminal investigation, and he acknowledged reports that he had rejected a plea deal. In an interview airing Monday, the three-term New...
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Senator Chuck Schumer on July 2, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Chuck Schumer has not officially endorsed democratic congressional candidate Nathan McMurray, though an aide for the senator told WBEN that the endorsement is imminent but logistics need to be worked out. Schumer called McMurray a "nice fella" and added that he and...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:38 pm
Washington D.C. (Dave Levinthal - Center for Public Integrity ) - Nate McMurray wanted nothing to do with the kind of big-money politics that typify competitive congressional races. “My campaign will be funded by gifts from ordinary people, not giant SuperPACs or special interest groups,” declared...
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August 12, 2018 - 9:06 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of Clarence ended his re-election bid Saturday, days after his indictment on insider trading charges, a move that raised questions about how the Republican Party might replace him with another nominee in one of New York's most conservative districts. The...
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Nathan McMurray moments before speaking publicly following indictment of Rep. Chris Collins. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 11, 2018 - 10:44 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nathan McMurray said he was glad that Congressman Chris Collins did the right thing by suspending his campaign on Saturday morning. "I was hoping he would have done it sooner," McMurray told WBEN. "I was surprised he was endorsed in the first place. The things that came...
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Nathan McMurray moments before speaking publicly following indictment of Rep. Chris Collins. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – While Nathan McMurray was jogging in Grand Island around 7:30 a.m on Wednesday., his phone rang. Then it rang again, and again, and again. He eventually answered his phone, telling WBEN that the caller was a reporter from New York City seeking comment about the news about...
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