NY27

Mike Baggerman
November 02, 2018 - 11:29 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A poll released by Rochester TV station WHEC shows Congressman Chris Collins with a seven-point lead over Nathan McMurray in the race for New York's 27th Congressional District. The poll shows Collins obtaining 45 percent of the vote. However, it also notes that nearly 17...
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St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute. October 30, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 31, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Students who asked questions to congressional candidates Nathan McMurray and Larry Piegza said they were privileged to hear the candidates discuss issues. "Mostly we see candidates on TV," Adam Kiedrowski, a senior at St. Joe's, said. "They're very distant from us. Here, they...
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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 30, 2018 - 7:18 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins told WBEN this morning that he will not attend Tuesday's debate at St. Joe's Collegiate Institute. Collins, speaking with WBEN reporters for the first time since his August 8 indictment, said the debate is not something he thinks would benefit his...
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Tom Puckett
October 29, 2018 - 6:56 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A new poll out shows Congressman Chris Collins with a slim lead over Nate McMurray with a week to go before the election. The New York Times live poll shows Collins leading McMurray 44-40 percent, with a margin of error of five percent. Canisius College's Kevin Hardwick says it's...
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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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