NY27

Nathan McMurray's holds press conference following indictment of Chris Collins. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 19, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic congressional candidate Nathan McMurray is getting a boost from national democrats. However, it's unknown exactly how much he'll get according to Ken Kruly, a blogger for PoliticsAndStuff.com "I would think that with the way cash is flowing in the house races,...
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(WBEN) - On the heels of promising poll numbers, National Democrats could be sending more support to Nathan McMurray. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has added McMurray to their "Red to Blue" program that identifies tight congressional races that Democrats believe they can take. The...
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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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(WBEN) - The trial date in Congressman Chris Collins' insider trading case, set by a judge for February of 2020, has raised some eyebrows for how long the wait will be. Why is the date so far away? "Custody cases go first, said Attorney Paul Cambria. "So people who are in jail awaiting trial, their...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - On the day where Congressman Chris Collins' legal team will be in a New York City courtroom to file motions on the charges he faces related to insider trading, his opponent in on the campaign trail. Democrat Nate McMurray joined WBEN to talk about the path Collins faces and...
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Mike Baggerman
October 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With four weeks to go until the midterm elections, Congressman Chris Collins' campaign strategy is causing some to scratch their heads while others laud the campaign's approach to a rare situation. The Collins team sends press releases, many of which only include quotes from...
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FILE - This Aug. 8, 2018 file photo shows Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins as he leaves federal court in New York. In an about-face, Collins says he will suspend his re-election campaign after insider-trading indictment. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
October 05, 2018 - 1:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A federal judge allowed Congressman Chris Collins to skip his court proceeding next Thursday, according to a report by WIVB . Attorneys for Collins asked for the congressman to be excused from the courts on October 11. Thursday's appearance is for discovery and motions...
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Mike Baggerman
September 28, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Chris Collins' campaign ran its first advertisement on local television stations last weekend. However, Nathan McMurray's campaign has yet to release their own advertisement in NY-27. UB Political Science Professor Jacob Neiheisel said that because McMurray's campaign is at a...
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Nathan McMurray's holds press conference following indictment of Chris Collins. August 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2018 - 10:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The political aggregate and data website Real Clear Politics calls the NY-27 race between Chris Collins and Nate McMurray a "toss up" . Several other political websites still show the incumbent republican Collins with a lead over McMurray. Collins is under federal indictment...
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