9:45 am
Mon November 11, 2013

State GOP chairman confident heading into 2014

State Republican Chairman Ed Cox

With all state offices on the ballot next November, State Republican Chairman Ed Cox is seeing great things in this year's election.

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1:21 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

GOP leaders call Obama's upstate swing political

Top state and national Republican leaders hammered President Obama and questioned his motives for a planned bus tour of upstate New York to discuss access to higher education that begins in Buffalo on Thursday.

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Long promotes new tax code in Buffalo visit
10:12 am
Sun April 15, 2012

Long visits city making claim for GOP Senatorial nod

Republican Senatorial candidate Wendy Long was in Buffalo on Saturday, espousing her views for a reformed tax code.

Long is a Manhattan attorney, pursuing her party's nod to contest Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in this year's election. Long emphasized the need for a simpler and fairer tax code. She denounced raising taxes on millionaires. She also called for the end of tax loopholes and a cap on taxes for business owners and employers.

Long is being challenged for the GOP nod by two other candidates.

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Santorum suspends campaign
4:13 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Santorum suspends presidential campaign

Now, there are three.  

Rick Santorum's announcement today that he is suspending his Republican presidential campaign leaves only frontrunner Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in the GOP sweepstakes.  Gingrich
and Paul are no longer considered factors in the race for the nomination.  

University at Buffalo political scientist James Campbell told WBFO News he was not surprised at today's announcement.

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Gingrich to visit Buffalo
11:08 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Gingrich planning to campaign in Buffalo

Newt Gingrich
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GOP presidential primary candidate Newt Gingrich is scheduling a stop in Buffalo next month.

Gingrich will be in town on April 20th for a day long visit, attempting to drum up votes and money for the state's primary in that month. Local developer Carl Paladino is among those assisting with arrangements for the visit.

Gingrich is expected to address area business leaders and supporters at the Buffalo Club.

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