27th District

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is staying in her current job, even though some have called for her to run for the western New York congressional seat that’s vacant after Chris Collins resigned.

Collins pleaded guilty to federal charges related to insider trading.

Hochul spoke to WWXI’s Karen DeWitt.


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Rep. Chris Collins (R-Clarence) is resigning his House seat and plans to change his plea in the federal insider trading case against him.

Deadlines to confirm attendance for a debate this month between Republican congressman Chris Collins and his Democratic challenger Nathan McMurray have not been met by the Collins campaign, leading to the debate's cancellation.

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Indicted congressman Chris Collins will remain on the ballot in the November election in the 27th District.

As names continue to surface for possible Republican candidates for the 27th Congressional district, the seat currently held by Rep. Chris Collins, one elected official has announced he will not be a candidate.

Bunny for Congress

Former Assistant District Attorney and veteran prosecutor Sean Bunny has announced his candidacy for Congress.

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Vice President Mike Pence will be coming to Buffalo on October 17. He will be here to support local Republican incumbents and candiates.