White House

Caputo is not expected to return to the Trump administration

The storied political operative and part-time WBEN Newsradio 930 AM talk show host, Michael Caputo, is not expected to return to President Donald J. Trump‘s administration following a devastating diagnosis of metastatic throat cancer last week. Caputo is evaluating treatment


If Higgins departs, local politicians would scramble

Republican Party operative Michael Caputo, who enjoys a “public relations” contract at the Erie County Water Authority, broke a story last month that was later retracted, after a¬†staffer from the local congressional office complained. Some say that the story was

County Executive

Jacobs declines to run, as “Draft Dixon” effort heats up

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, thought to be the GOP’s¬†strongest challenger to incumbent County Executive Mark Poloncarz, has declined to run for higher office this year. “It’s just not the right time for me,” Jacobs is quoted as saying to