Politics

RADIO.COM Staff
June 30, 2020 - 11:50 am
In a wide-ranging conversation with WCBS 880’s Steve Scott, John Bolton said that he cannot confirm that he personally briefed the commander in chief about the alleged Russian plot.
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Nate McMurray declines to concede the NY-27 special election to Chris Jacobs. June 26, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Nate McMurray declines to concede the NY-27 special election to Chris Jacobs. June 26, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 26, 2020 - 11:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Nate McMurray, the democratic congressional candidate for New York’s 27th district, said it would be irresponsible of him to concede before all of the absentee ballot votes are counted.
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Mike Baggerman
June 23, 2020 - 11:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The special election proved to be a dominant night for republican congressional candidate Chris Jacobs, though the official results of the special election for the 27th district of New York will not be known for several days, perhaps even weeks.
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NY27 LIVE
Tom Puckett
June 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
NY27 may be the big story, but it's not as big in Genesee County.
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Room Where it Happened
A copy of "The Room Where It Happened," by former national security adviser John Bolton, is photographed at the White House, Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WBEN Newsroom
June 22, 2020 - 6:14 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — John Bolton's memoir officially comes out Tuesday after surviving a security review and a legal challenge from the Justice Department. But over the weekend, it was available in ways even his publisher is hoping to prevent. A PDF of “The Room Where It Happened” has turned up on...
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Nathan McMurray
FILE - In this Nov. 6. 2018, file photo, Democratic congressional candidate Nate McMurray makes his concession speech following his loss to Republican incumbent Chris Collins who was re-elected to New York's 27th Congressional District, in Hamburg N.Y. The special election in the Republican-leaning district pits state Sen. Chris Jacobs, a wealthy developer, against Democrat Nate McMurray, a former town supervisor who lost to Collins by about 2,500 votes two years ago.(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, FIle)
WBEN Newsroom
June 20, 2020 - 8:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The U.S. House district once represented by Chris Collins is on two separate ballots Tuesday in a special election to fill out the convicted former congressional member’s fourth term and in a Republican primary for the GOP line in November’s general election. The unusual...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
In this May 27, 2020, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday, June 17, recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. Cuomo said he will propose legislation next year making June 19 a permanent state holiday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
WBEN Newsroom
June 20, 2020 - 1:04 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wrapped up a string of more than 100 daily briefings that became appointment viewing around the nation, alternatively informative, grave, jocular and combative, by declaring Friday that New York has “done the impossible” in taming the coronavirus. Cuomo...
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Chris Jacobs
NYS Senator Chris Jacobs/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 18, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Just days before a critical special election and Republican primary election in the NY27 congressional district, allegations of voter fraud are being tossed at Republican candidate and New York State Senator Chris Jacobs. The Erie County District Attorney's office confirms...
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NY27 LIVE on WBEN
WBEN Newsroom
June 15, 2020 - 2:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The election to be held June 23 in Western New York will be one for the history books. Simultaneously, candidates will compete in a special election to fill the vacant NY27 Congressional seat and in a Republican primary for the NY27 as well.
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Presidential Primary
WBEN Newsroom
May 19, 2020 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — A federal appeals court gave the green light Tuesday to New York state’s June 23 Democratic presidential primary. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court judge who ruled two weeks ago that the primary must include the contest over the state’s objections...
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