Presidential Race

Updated at 3:25 p.m. ET

California Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the presidential race, citing a lack of funds. She informed her campaign staff of the decision on a conference call and later sent an email to supporters, in which she wrote "my campaign for president simply doesn't have the financial resources we need to continue."

The mayor of America's biggest city, New York's Bill de Blasio, is jumping into a presidential race where an expansive Democratic field includes the man running a city about 99% smaller.

Republicans and Democrats in both houses of the New York State Legislature met Wednesday to hear a very long State of the State message about the issues affecting their political perspective and their districts.

Eileen Buckley / WBFO News

Many voters said they were thrilled to finally have a chance to vote in what has been a turbulent Presidential Election campaign.  WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked with some voters in the Kenmore Tonawanda District Tuesday.   

Karen DeWitt

There's more evidence that the presidential race may be effecting which party controls the New York State Senate.

Karen DeWitt

Now that the Republican National Convention is over, the next step for Republicans, after the Democrats are done with their gathering, is to begin the Presidential election campaign.  Carl Paladino, the head of Trump’s New York campaign, expects the state to be in play.

Donald Trump is the apparent GOP presidential nominee after his two remaining rivals ended their White House bids.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich suspended his campaign Wednesday evening in Columbus. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race Tuesday night after a disappointing loss in Indiana.

The rapid moves in the past 24 hours bring to a close a wild GOP primary season that leaves the one-time unlikely candidate as the party's apparent nominee.

A new poll finds that Bernie Sanders has narrowed the gap with Hillary Clinton in the New York Presidential primary race, but Clinton leads in key voting regions.

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Republican frontrunner Donald Trump bring his high-profile presidential campaign to Buffalo's First Niagara Center on Sunday, April 17.