GOP Debate

Debate: GOP Candidates Say No Court Nominee for Obama


GREENVILLE, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Republican White House hopefuls called for President Barack Obama to step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court justice, as they opened a debate jolted by Saturday's death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.
Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts, Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader
Scalia

Obama Will Nominate Scalia Replacment "In Due Time"


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans in Congress. Obama said a nomination was "bigger than any one party."

 
Marco Rubio
Debate

GOP Debate LIVE on WBEN as Rubio Faces Pressure


GREENVILLE, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Marco Rubio enters Saturday night's Republican presidential debate facing immense pressure to right his campaign after faltering badly in the last contest and finishing a disappointing fifth in New Hampshire.

GOP Debate LIVE 9pm Saturday on WBEN!


 
Arrest

Former State Senate Candidate Arrested


Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) A one-time New York State Senate candidate was arraigned Friday on weapons possession charges as the result of a traffic stop.
Zika Czar?

Schumer: US Should Appoint 'Zika Czar' to Fight Virus


NEW YORK (AP) - Sen Charles Schumer wants the White House to appoint a "zika czar" to coordinate the U.S. response to the mosquito-borne virus that is being blamed for serious birth defects.
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