NY 27

Libertarian candidate ruled on the ballot in NY-27, a major blow to Republican Chairman’s bribery scheme

Duane Whitmer, the Libertarian nominee for Congress in New York’s 27th district, will be on the ballot in the special election scheduled for April 21, attorney James Ostrowski announced late last evening.  The winner of that contest will fill the


Higgins may retire to take a position at Delaware North

Rumor has it that Rep. Brian Higgins, the six-term Democrat of South Buffalo, is “inclined to prefer” taking a position as Delaware North‘s top federal lobbyist, rather than to run for a seventh term in the House of Representatives, a

Republican Party

GOP chairs weigh strategy in selecting Collins’ replacement

Local Republican Party operatives are cautioning the eight County Chairmen who will select a candidate to replace Rep. Chris Collins’ name on the ballot in the 27th district. They insist that the candidate must have the resume, savvy, energy, and

Campaign Finance

Collins expected to testify against son

Legal experts who are familiar with the indictment against Rep. Chris Collins interpret his public insistence that he “intends to clear his name” as an indication that he is planning to testify against his son, Cameron Collins, age 25. The

2018 Midterms

Collins urged to step aside for Rob Ortt in 27th district

Republican activists are asking Congressman Chris Collins to step down his reelection effort following an indictment by the Southern District of New York for insider trading and providing false information to a federal agent. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is

Presidential Election 2016

For Collins, Trump endorsement is practical politics

BY TERRENCE ROBINSON Western New York Congressman Chris Collins became the first Congressman to endorse Donald Trump’s bid for the Republican nomination with a stunning announcement last Wednesday following the Nevada caucuses. Since that announcement, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie,