Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As candidates begin making declarations of their bid for the White House, some are wondering if more is worthwhile for each of the parties. Both major parties' Erie County chairmen say yes.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- The arrest of a powerful New York lawmaker on federal corruption charges threw one of America's most powerful statehouses into disarray, destabilizing the state's Senate while complicating an already contentious legislative agenda.
(AP) Republican Dean Skelos, the leader of the New York Senate surrendered Monday to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson launch their runs for president today. Fiorina is likely to be the only prominent woman to seek the GOP nomination, with Carson the only likely African-American.