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COMPLETE COVERAGE: The Presidential Primaries
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Complete coverage of the 2016 Race for The White House.

Kentucky and Oregon offer Hillary  Clinton and Bernie  Sanders opportunities to add significantly to their delegate counts. There are 61 delegates up for grabs in Kentucky and 74 in Oregon. (In Kentucky, 55 of the delegates are pledged, and six are superdelegates; in Oregon, there are 61 pledged delegates and 13 superdelegates.  But with little polling available, it's tough to tell where the Kentucky race stands.

KENTUCKY Primary Results




Oregon Primary Results
Trump Win

Trump Within 41 Delegates of Nomination


Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state Tuesday, but Clinton's win brings no delegates, while Trump's inches him within striking distance

ALSO INSIDE  : Ryan Endorsing Trump
Trump Votes

Trump's Campaign Likely to Turn On The Margins


Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. And it could come in small groups on the margins.

ALSO INSIDE: Can Trump Steal Sanders Voters?

Trump v. Sanders Debate?


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Chances are likely slim, but what about a Donald Trump-Bernie Sanders debate heading into the crucial June 7 California primary? That possibility surfaced Wednesday.
Emails

State Dept. Faults Clinton in Emails


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- A State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks.
Protest PHOTOS

Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico


Demonstrators at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several.   

PICTURES INSIDE
Hillary Clinton
Closing In

Delegate Math: A Matter of 'When' Not 'If' for Hillary Clinton


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton is closing in fast on the Democratic presidential nomination.

After losing three of four state contests in May, Clinton has maintained a lead over Bernie Sanders of 271 pledged delegates won in primaries and caucuses.
Chad Behrend
NRA Endorsement

NRA Endorses Donald Trump for President


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WBEN/AP) -- The National Rifle Association is endorsing Donald Trump for president.
 
Donald Trump
Spotlight

Hillary Clinton Struggles with Trump's 'Attenting-Getting' Moves


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump kept himself planted firmly in the political spotlight this week with one headline-grabbing move after another - launching a social media defense of his treatment of women, listing possible Supreme Court nominees, and rapidly declaring an Egyptian plane crash an act of terrorism.
 
Bernie Sanders
Split Wins

Sanders, Trump Win in Oregon, Clinton Wins Kentucky


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Bernie Sanders has won Oregon's presidential primary and battled Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky. The Vermont senator is vowing to stay in the race until the end as Clinton aims to blunt his momentum and prepare for a fall campaign against Republican Donald Trump.
 
Megyn Kelly
Truce?

Megyn Kelly: A Trump Truce?


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- When Megyn Kelly sits down with Donald Trump for her prime-time special on the Fox broadcasting network, the Fox News Channel host hopes to call a truce to the war waged by the presumptive Republican nominee since he began slamming her after last August's Republican debate, where he was galled by her tough questioning as one of its moderators.

 

Clinton Looks to Widen Lead Over Sanders With Wins in Kentucky, Oregon


(ABC News) Even though Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are gearing up for the general election, they still need to amass the required number of delegates to secure their respective nominations. Clinton is trying to prevent losses in Oregon and Kentucky
Donald Trump

Trump Ramping up National Team For Battleground States


(AP) Donald Trump is moving quickly to install political operatives in more than a dozen states, targeting Maine and Minnesota among others that traditionally favor Democrats, as the Republican White House contender lays the groundwork for an expanded ele
Bill & Hillary

Hillary In the Oval; Bill In Charge of Jobs?


The notion of a 2-for-1 Clinton presidency is back. Recalling sunnier days of growth, low unemployment and budget surpluses under her husband, Hillary Clinton is telling Americans that Bill Clinton will be "in charge of revitalizing the economy"
Donald Trump
Trump

On more than one issue, GOP's Trump sounds like a Democrat


NEW YORK (AP) -- As he tries to charm Republicans still skeptical of his presidential candidacy, Donald Trump has a challenge: 
Ryan/Trump

Ryan says there's no timeline for unifying behind Trump


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he doesn't have a timeline for unifying behind presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Spokesman?

Trump: Denies Posing as Spokesman


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Back when Donald Trump's love life was tabloid heaven, a Trump spokesman with intimate knowledge of the businessman's personal relationships offered juicy stories about a failing marriage, a new live-in paramour and three other girlfriends he was juggling at once.
 
Donald Trump
Charisma

On Capitol Hill, Trump Presses Unity - and Charm?


Donald Trump is winning over his Capitol Hill critics, demosntrating the power of his personality and some  closed-door charisma that's  triggering a fresh wave of GOP optimism.

BREAKING NEWS: Paul Ryan -Donald Trump Joint Statement


At the end of their meetings on GOP unity this morning....
Donald Trump
Happy Together?

Ryan, Trump Release Joint Statement After Meeting


Washington, DC (WBEN )The presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the party's top elected official  say thjey are "totally committed to working together" to achieve party unity.

INSIDE:  SEE Ryan's  Remarks  | READ Trump-Ryan Statement

 
Talk Talk

Hear Here: More On The Ryan-Trump Talks


INSIDE:  Hear WBEN's John Zach & Susan Rose with ...
   Cong. Chris Collins | Michael Caputo | Fmr. Cong. Tom Reynolds | ABC's Lana Zak | Politico's Kyle Cheney | WBEN's Dave Levinthal in DC
Paul Ryan
Trump Support?

Can Trump-Ryan Meeting Bring GOP Unity ?


The likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump  and House speaker Paul Ryan sit down face-to-face for the first time, a week after Ryan stunned his party by refusing to back the mercurial billionaire for the White House. And certain issues are l
Bernie Sanders
Sanders Wins

Bernie Sanders Wins West Virginia


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WBEN/AP) -- White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders added another state to his tally against Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday - a victory that will do little to slow the former secretary of state's steady march toward the Democratic presidential nomination.
 
Donald Trump
Trump Wins

Two More Wins for Donald Trump


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Key Senate Republicans voiced optimism Tuesday about Donald Trump's presidential prospects in November, the clearest signal yet to the GOP rank and file to unite behind the bombastic billionaire and turn their energy against Democrat Hillary Clinton. But it was uncertain whether the doubters could be quieted.

 
Donald Trump
VP Shortlist

AP Interview: Donald Trump Says He's Narrowed VP Shortlist


NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump, the Republicans' presumptive presidential nominee, says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six people," all with deep political resumes.
 

Election Results: West Virginia & Nebraska




More than 100,000 West Virginians will have their ballots counted in Tuesday's election, even though the only competitive presidential primary race is on the Democratic side.


That's because of heavy participation in early voting. Nearly 101,000 people cast ballots before Tuesday, more than in any other year since early voting was allowed in 2002. And more than 5,000 turned in
Donald Trump
Hillary Trumped

Poll: Trump Wins Ohio, Ties Clinton in Penn. & Florida


 A surprising poll out this morning shows Donald Trump may do better in a race against Hillary Clinton than many thought. The latest from a Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday morning shows that in the he key battleground states of Florida a
Bernie Sanders
Fights On

Primary Day: Bernie Sanders Fights on


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- For Bernie and Jane Sanders, the revolution continues, despite the odds.

 
Donald Trump
Unity?

TRUMP: Unify? Yes. But on HIS Terms.


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump says he's all for bringing together the Republican Party, but the many GOP officials he's branded losers and lightweights will have to fall in line because the voters have spoken.

INSIDE:  TRUMP VIDEO | HARDLINE HIGHLIGHTS
 
Paul Ryan
No Support

Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Back Donald Trump


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the GOP nominee.

Cruz's long White House run could bring fresh GOP clout


In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice for the foreseeable future.
Less clear is whether Cruz harnesses that clout to boost Trump's White House bid - after all the bad blood between them - or simply solidifies his place as a champion of conservative causes
Bernie Sanders
Obamacare

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care


Sen. Bernie Sanders' call for "Medicare for all" is changing some of the debate with many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law, unsure about its place among their party's achievements.
Donald Trump
HEAR HERE

Morning Roundtable: Hear About Trump's Next Moves, VP


The last man standing in Donald Trump's path to the Republican nomination, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ended his campaign Wednesday, making Trump the party's presumptive nominee.WBEN's John Zach and Susan Rose discussed the topic with Prof. Kevin Hardwick & Erie Co. GOP Chair Nick Langworthy
Donald Trump

How Trump broke the rules of modern politics, and won anyway


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it.    Donald Trump took the rules of modern politics, trashed them and became the last man standing for the Republican n

On Capitol Hill, GOP muted a day after Trump's ascension


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The reaction of congressional Republicans to Donald Trump's ascension ranged from subdued to silent on Wednesday, a day after the billionaire TV personality was all but anointed as the party's presidential nominee.
Hillary Clinton

Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to woo GOPers


With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire. The Democratic front-runner's campaign believes Trump

VIDEO: Looking at Possible Trump VP & Cabinet Picks


Donald Trump says he's setting up a vice presidential vetting committee "very soon" that could include some of his former running mates. In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer Wednesday, Trump said that he has yet to begin to serio
Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump

Trump Vows Unity; Says He Could Consider Kasich for VP


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward a likely fall
John Kasich, Joe Shean, Joshua Bowman
Race Over

Kasich to Drop Out of Campaign


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest, giving Donald Trump a clear path to his party's nomination.

 

Donald Trump
Hear Here

Interviews & Analysis: Hear What Indiana's Election Results Mean


Donald Trump's victory in Indiana Tuesday and Ted Cruz's abrupt decision to drop out resolved the Republican nominee for 2016  means there are a lot of questions still unanswered.    Our team of experts and analysts tackled them this morning on Buffalo's Early News.

CNN National Poll: Clinton Beats Trump Nationwide By 13 points


 CNN/ORC poll numbers,, show that Hillary Clinton would beat Donald Trump, even though more people think he is best qualified to manage the US economy. From CNN: The new CNN/ORC Poll, completed ahead of Trump's victory last night, found Clinton
Bernie Sanders

Sanders: "More Victories In the Weeks to Come"


Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that his primary bid against Hillary Clinton was far from over, pointing to his victory in Indiana and strength in upcoming races as a sign of his durability in the presidential campaign.
Donald Trump
Big Winner

Donald Trump is Presumptive GOP Presidential Nominee


INDIANAPOLIS (WBEN/AP) -- In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
 
Ted Cruz
Cruz Out

Ted Cruz Suspends Campaign


INDIANAPOLIS (WBEN/AP) -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination.
 
Insults in Ind.

Cruz, Trump Trade Insults to the End as Indiana Votes


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Assailing each other with no letup, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and challenger Ted Cruz traded insults, charges and more Tuesday as Indiana voters went to the polls in what could be an all-but-decisive presidential primary election.
 
Indiana Primary

Could Indiana Spell the End for Cruz?



Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Most of the projections have Trump finishing about 25 delegates short of the 1,237 needed to secure the nomination, but could another dominating showing put him over the top? WBEN's political analysts weigh in.
Trump in CA

Rowdy Trump Protests Portend Explosive California Primary




BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported. Police did not use force.
Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton
Clinton v Trump

Race for White House: Clinton Gears Up for Trump Race


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks.
 
Rowdy Rally

Several Arrests As Trump Rally Turns Rowdy


Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County.
 

Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee


"I don't understand. I mean, it's not 'Never Trump.' It's 'Never Hillary.' Never, never, never, Hillary. Come on. Wake up and smell the coffee," said Rep. Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania.
HEAR HERE

Inevitable? HEAR What Tuesday's Voting Means


Bolstering his grip on the Republican primaries, Donald Trump prepared Wednesday for a general election showdown with Hillary Clinton.

INSIDE:  Hear a series of interviews from Buffalo's Early News.
Donald Trump
Clean Sweep

A Clean Sweep for Donald Trump


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump rolled up victories in five more states on Tuesday, giving the Republican front-runner fresh momentum in his push for the nomination even if his pathway has little room for error.
 
Hillary Clinton
Clinton Surges

Hillary Clinton Surges with Super Tuesday Wins


PHILADELPHIA (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton added four more states to her victory column Tuesday night, strengthening what's rapidly becoming an all-but-unstoppable march to the Democratic presidential nomination.
 

Primary Preview: What To Expect Tonight


Our primary election coverage of voting in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware & Rhode Island begins Tuesday evening at 7 pm.  In the meantime, here's the rundown .

THE TIMELINE:  Polls in all five states close at 8 p.m. EDT. Delaware typically does the quickest count, with half its vote counted by a little after 9 p.m. Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Rhode Island should
Donald Trump
Sweep

Clinton, Trump Aiming for a Sweep


PHILADELPHIA (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump is aiming for a sweep of all five Northeastern states holding primaries Tuesday, leaving his rivals pinning their hopes of stopping the Republican front-runner on a fragile coordination strategy in the next rounds of voting.
 
Dump Trump

Cruz, Kasich Take 'Dump Trump' to New Level


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WBEN/AP) -- In an extraordinary move, Donald Trump's Republican rivals late Sunday announced plans to coordinate primary strategies in upcoming states to deprive the GOP front-runner of the delegates needed to win the Republican nomination.
 
Donald Trump
Not Changing

Donald Trump: He's Not 'Toning it Down'


BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WBEN/AP) -- A confident Donald Trump told supporters on Saturday that he's not changing his pitch to voters, a day after his chief adviser assured Republican officials their party's front-runner would show more restraint while campaigning.
Reince Priebus, Sharon Day
GOP Rules

Spotlight: GOP Nomination - Loopholes Galore


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (WBEN/AP) -- So, it turns out you don't have to be nominated to become the Republican presidential nominee.  Seriously.  At least for now.
 
Donald Trump
Empty Primary?

Pennsylvania GOP Primary Won't Mean Much, Until Convention!


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WBEN/AP) -- Pennsylvania, long an afterthought in presidential primary stakes, may emerge as a key player in crowning this year's Republican presidential nominee.

 
Voters Speak

Voters Speak Out After Active NYS Primary


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Voters across the state are casting ballots in presidential primaries that could be pivotal for Republicans and Democrats.

 
Clinton's Lead

Clinton Sweeps State; Even With Tight Erie Co. Numbers


(WBEN) Even as local supporters were watching Hillary Clinton's televised victory speech, several top officials were on their phones, checking the Erie County numbers that briefly had Bernie Sanders ahead of her.
Sanders Surprise

Sanders Makes Surprising Showing in WNY


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) While Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton statewide, he had an impressive showing in Western New York, winning all but Erie County, where it was a virtual dead heat.
 
GOP

Confident Republicans Watch on as Trump Wins Easy


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At Erie County Republican headquarters, supporters didn't have to wait long for answers Tuesday night. Just seconds after the polls closed, Donald Trump was declared the New York winner.
Big Wins

Trump, Clinton Triumph in NY Primaries


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to victory with ease in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back from a difficult stretch in the Republican contest and Clinton pushing closer to locking up the Democratic nomination.
 

New York Presidential Primary Results


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Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton
Voting Probs?

New York AG to Staff Hotline for Primary Day Poll Problems


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York primary voters will be able to report problems at the polls through a special hotline.
 
Hillary Clinton
Big Wins?

Both Clinton and Trump Looking for HUGE Wins in NYS


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Competing on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hoped to emerge victorious from Tuesday's primaries in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for the front-runners to inch closer to their parties' nominations.
Protests

Trump Supporters Greeted by Protests


Before the Trump rally, approx.  250 protestors were assembled across Perry Street from the First Niagara Center
Turnout

Turnout Expected to be Huge for Presidential Primary


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Both elections commissioners in Erie County expect turnout to be larger than normal for a presidential primary.
 
Donald Trump
Trump Rally

Donald Trump Makes Final Push in Buffalo


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Republican Donald Trump is making his final pitch to New York voters, vowing to boost the state's economy and touting New York values ahead of Tuesday's primary.
 
Doanld Trump
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens to introductory remarks before speaking in New York's Trump Tower building, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Trump Rallies in Buffalo


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Thousands filled First Niagara Center Monday night to hear from Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump.

Trump told the crowd he would bring jobs back to the US. "Companies are moving to Mexico and every place else," says Trump. "We have NAFTA, which by the way was a Clinton deal, and he is married to crooked Hillary Clinton." Trump says if
Rally Photos

PHOTOS: Trump Rallies in Buffalo


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Presidential Primary spotlight is on Buffalo as Donald Trump brings his largest rally to date to First Niagara Center.  Here are some photos snapped before, during and after. 
Rex Ryan
Introducing Trump

Ryan to Introduce Trump


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) There will be a piece of the Buffalo Bills at First Niagara Center tonight. Rex Ryan says he will introduce Donald Trump at the rally.
 
Bill Clinton
He's back

He's Back! Bill Clinton to Campaign in 716 Monday


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Just over a week after an campaign appearance for his wife in the Buffalo area, former President Bill Clinton will return to Buffallo Monday for a campaign event on the eve of the New York primary. 
 
No Parking

UPDATE: Trump Rally Parking Restrictions


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are getting set for the rally for Donald Trump o be held at First Niagara Center Monday evening.   Parking for the event will be restricted, with several lots closed.
New NY Poll

POLL: Trump Poised for Sweeping Win Tuesday


New York, N.Y. (CBS/WBEN) - Donald Trump heads into his home-state primary of New York with a large edge over Ted Cruz and John Kasich, 54% to 21% and 19% respectively. The lead, if it holds Tuesday night, would net him the bulk of the state’s delegates and put him back on a path – albeit a narrow one – to the 1,237 needed for nomination.
Donald Trump
Yes He Can

SPOTLIGHT: How Trump Can Win BEFORE the Convention


WASHINGTON (AP-STEPHEN OHLEMACHER) -- To all the political junkies yearning for a contested Republican convention this summer: not so fast.
 
Ted Cruz
Wyoming

Cruz wins all 14 Wyoming Republican delegates


CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Painstaking organization and in-person campaigning paid off again for Ted Cruz on Saturday as he nailed down all 14 delegates up for grabs at the Republican Party convention in Wyoming. The result leaves Donald Trump facing yet anothe
RNC Uproar

GOP official rails over effort aimed at nomination rules


WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an extraordinary display of internal discord, the chairman of the Republican Party's rules committee accused top GOP officials Saturday of "a breach of our trust"
Donald Trump
Tickets

Tickets for Trump Rally Available NOW


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Online tickets for Donald Trump's rally in Buffalo are available now.
 
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
Debate

Clinton Sanders Face-Off in Debate


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Deepening their increasingly bitter feud, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president in Thursday night's Democratic debate, sparring over Wall Street banks, how high to raise the minimum wage and gun control.
Town Hall

Cruz Holds Town Hall at UB


Amherst, NY (WBEN) Texas Senator Ted Cruz in WNY participated at a MSNBC town hall with "Meet The Press" moderator Chuck Todd and said that a possible GOP convention demand for him and Trump to join on a ticket "Aint gonna happen"
 
Ted Cruz
Town Hall Today

UB Prepares to Host Ted Cruz


Amherst, NY (WBEN) Today's the day when 300 or so invited guests fill the Katherine Cornell Theater to hear from Ted Cruz in a town hall hosted by NBC's Chuck Todd.
 
Donald Trump
Live on WBEN

Trump on WBEN: I Probably Could Get Along with Cruz


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump phoned into Tom Bauerle's show Wednesday afternoon discussing a number of topics, including women, Colorado primaries, and Hillary Clinton.

HEAR THE INTERVIEW INSIDE
 
Hillary Clinton
New Poll

New Poll: Clinton Lead Narrows


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/Siena) - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has narrowed the lead against former New York Senator Hillary Clinton among likely Democratic voters, however, she still has a double digit lead 52-42 percent, down from a lead of 55-34 percent on March 7 among registered Democrats.
 
Donald Trump
Delegate Game

Trump Winning Votes, But What About Delegate Game?


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Already behind the curve in organizing for the Republican convention, Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of states to lock up delegates who would stay loyal beyond the first ballot.
Paul Ryan
Count Him Out

House Speaker Ryan Rules Out Presidential Bid


WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is definitively ruling out a bid for president this year, telling the GOP, "Count me out."
 

Sanders Lags in Delegates but Leads in Likability


A new poll says Bernie Sanders has one clear advantage over his Democratic and Republican presidential rivals - a lot of people actually like him.

ALSO INSIDE: Enthusiasm for other candidates low

PHOTOS: Sanders Plays The Hits at UB


Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at a campaign rally Monday  at and outside the University at Buffalo's Alumni Arena. Here's some photos
from the Associated Press's Mel Evans

VIDEO: Watch the Sanders UB Speech Here


Crowds

Buffalo a Solid Showing for Sanders


Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) -- An estimated 8,500 turned out to "Feel the Bern" Monday evening; seemingly more than were in attendance when President Obama made a visit three years ago.
Bernie Sanders
Feel the Bern

Bernie Sanders Rallies in Buffalo


Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied more than 11,000 supporters in Buffalo, urging them to help create a large turnout in next week's New York presidential primary.
Ted Cruz
Cruz Coming

Cruz to Visit WNY Thursday; Kasich in Buffalo Not Likely


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A bit of a change in plan for the Ted Cruz campaign with a Buffalo visit now set for Thursday. John Kasich meanwhile is not likely to appear in WNY before the primary vote
Donald Trump

PHOTOS: Trump Rallies Rochester


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump  rallied approx. 2,000 supporterrs at  JetSmart Aviation Services on Sunday

Pictures and VIDEO inside
Bernie Sanders
Sanders Rally

UB Petition Leads to Sanders at Alumni Arena


Arrangements for Overflow Crowd Being Made for Alumni Arena appearance tonight.
Doors Open at 4 for 7 pm Event

 
Donald Trump
Trump Stump

Trump on the Stump in Rochester


Rochester, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Donald Trump is blasting a "corrupt" election system for complicating his path to the Republican nomination.

ENTIRE EVENT VIDEO INSIDE
Front Page

Satirical Boston Globe Front Page Gets Attention


BOSTON (WBEN/AP) -- The editorial board of The Boston Globe is using a satirical front page to express its uneasiness with a potential Donald Trump presidency.
 
Bernie Sanders
Sanders Win

Bernie Sanders Wins Wyoming


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming, adding another state to his victory total in his race for the nomination against front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Ted Cruz
Cruz

Update: Ted Cruz to Campaign in Buffalo


Buffalo,NY(WBEN) We now know more about Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz' plans to campaign in Buffalo, likely late i the day Friday.
 
Hillary Clinton
Rallying

Clinton Rallying in 716: Qualification Spat "Silly"


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN-AP) - Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made two campaign stops in Buffalo Friday.  At a public rally at the Pierce Arrow Museum, Clinton says that while she's been called a lot of things over the years, "unqualified is not one of them."
Hillary Clinton
Disliked

AP-GfK Poll: Many Dislike Clinton _ But More Disdain Trump


WASHINGTON (AP) -- In any other election year, more than half the country holding an unfavorable impression of a candidate for president would be cause for alarm.

 
Hillary Clinton
PHOTOS: Hillary

PHOTOS: Hillary Clinton Campaigns in Buffalo


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is in Buffalo for two campaign stops.  WBEN cameras are capturing images along the way, both inside and outside of the events.
Bernie Sanders
At UB Mon.

Bernie Sanders UB Visit Planned Out


Amherst, NY (WBEN) We're learning more about Bernie Sanders' visit to the UB campus on Monday.
 
Bill Clinton
Threats

Local Man Charged with Threats to Kill Clintons, Candidates


BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. (WBEN) - A Cheektowaga man is charged with threatening to kill former President Bill Clinton, Mrs. Clinton and the other Presidential candidates. 
NY Values

'New York Values' Haunting Ted Cruz


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Ted Cruz's attempt to upset native son Donald Trump in the Empire State primary has so far turned on three words: "New York values."
Ted Cruz
To Buffalo?

When Could Ted Cruz's WNY Visit Happen?


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A local organizer for the Ted Cruz campaign says expect the Republican presidential hopeful to appear sometime late next week.
 
Donald Trump
Poll Dislike

AP-GfK Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly View Trump Negatively


WASHINGTON (AP) -- For Americans of nearly every race, gender, political persuasion and location, disdain for Donald Trump runs deep, saddling the Republican front-runner with unprecedented unpopularity as he tries to overcome recent campaign setbacks.
 
Donald Trump, Corey Lewandowski , Eric rump
In Buffalo

Trump to Hold First Niagara Center Rally, Cruz Looks at Buffalo


(WBEN) - Sources tell WBEN that Donald Trump is looking to hold a rally at First Niagara Center in Buffalo on April 17.
Hillary Clinton
NY Matters

2016: Hey New York, We Matter!


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- The year's biggest, wildest show is finally coming to Broadway.

And Brooklyn. And Buffalo. And Syracuse.

The presidential primary is descending on New York.
Ted Cruz
Winners

Cruz, Sanders 'Cruise' to Vistory in Wisconsin


MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention. Bernie Sanders carried the Democratic race over Hillary Clinton, a win that still leaves him with a mathematically difficult path to the White House.
Ted Cruz
Wisconsin

On Wisconsin: What to watch for in the Presidential Primary


- Ted Cruz aims to use Wisconsin's presidential primary to extend Donald Trump's recent rough stretch on the campaign trail. Bernie Sanders would like to administer some tough medicine of his own .

LIVE COVERAGE ON AIR TONIGHT Begins at 8

Wisconsin Primary: Complete Results on Demand


Voters are lining up across Wisconsin to cast their ballots in the state's presidential primary. The stakes are high in Tuesday's contest as candidates from both parties fight to win enough delegates to become their party nominees. Early poll
Hillary Clinton
Bill with Her?

Will Clintons Be Together at Same Time?


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A lot of excitement in the air as Hillary Clinton and her husband former President Bill Clinton campaign in Western New York this week says a former Democratic leader. But a question remains: will they campaign together in the same place?
 
FBI 2016

FBI Playing Role in 2016 Presidential Campaign



Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - While the FBI isn't in the business of endorsing candidates they do have an expanded role in the 2016 election cycle.
Bernie Sanders
Debate

Clinton, Sanders Agree to Debate in NYS


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to a Democratic presidential debate next week in New York, ensuring a high-stakes televised showdown ahead of the state's influential primary.
Donald Trump
Trump Failing?

Trump on Defense, Trying to Regain Momentum in Wisconsin


(AP)  Presidential candidate Donald Trump was on defense Saturday as he kicked off a three-day sprint to Wisconsin's primary.
 
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton Coming to WNY Tuesday


The Bill Clinton event in Cheektowaga Tuesday kicks off a week that ends with a WNY Hillary Clinton rally, and comes while the Trump and Sanders campaigns are both suggesting local appearances from their candidates will follow soon.
Hillary Clinton
NY Primary

Clinton Frustrations Grow as NY Primary Approaches


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton snapped at a Greenpeace protester. She linked Bernie Sanders and tea party Republicans. And she bristled with anger when nearly two dozen Sanders supporters marched out of an event near her home outside New York City, shouting "if she wins, we lose."
 
Donald Trump
Abortion

Trump: Leave Abortions Laws 'As Is'


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump now says abortion laws should not be changed.

It's a pendulum swing for the Republican presidential contender on an issue that's caused him grief since he said earlier in the week there should be "some form of punishment" for women who get abortions if the procedure is outlawed.
 
Donald Trump
Primary

Poll Shows Clinton, Trump Lead Heading Into NY Primary That Matters




It's not a typical New York primary.
Donald Trump
Abortion

TRUMP: Under Fire on Abortion, Tries to Court Women


MADISON, Wis. (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump is fighting to convince a skeptical Republican Party he can improve his standing among women, even as he takes back an explosive comment about abortion and attacks the credibility of a female reporter police say was illegally grabbed by the GOP front-runner's campaign manager.  VIDEO INSIDE

 
What Pledge?

Trump, Cruz, Kasich Wont Say They'll Still Back GOP Nominee


None of the three Republican presidential candidates still in the 2016 GOP White House race is committing to support whoever the party chooses as its standard-bearer in the fall campaign.
 
Bernie to UB?

UB Students Launch Petition Drive to Bring Bernie to Buffalo


Amherst, NY (WBEN) A group of UB students has launched a petition drive to bring Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to the UB North campus.
 
Donald Trump
Charged

Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Assault


Florida police have charged Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski with simple assault in connection with an incident earlier in the month involving a reporter.
Donald Trump
Trump Talk

The Wisconsin Trail: Trump Vs. Talk Radio, Walker Endorses Cruz


Donald Trump is trying to defy convention yet again in the 2016 race for president - this time, by winning an election in Wisconsin without the support of the state's influential conservative talk radio hosts.  
Donald Trump
Delegate Game

Donal Trump Boosts Delegate Ground Game


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- He is the Republican Party's undisputed front-runner, yet Donald Trump's White House aspirations may now depend on a messy fight for delegates he is only now scrambling to address.
 
Bernie Sanders
Sanders Wins

Sanders Picks Up 3 Wins: Clinton Keeps Delegate Lead


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Bernie Sanders scored a trio of wins in Western caucus contests Saturday, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing little to move him closer to securing the Democratic nomination.
 
Donald Trump, Melania Trump
Column

Column: Battle for the Women's Vote


OSHKOSH, Wis. (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump's latest rude comments about Ted Cruz's wife are raising new alarms among Republicans about the party front-runner's ability to win over women, especially in a potential fall presidential match-up with Hillary Clinton.
 
Denies Affairs

Cruz Says Trump Spreading False Rumors About Personal Life


OSHKOSH, Wisconsin (AP) — Ted Cruz accused Republican presidential rival Donald Trump of stoking false rumors about his personal life on Friday, charging that the billionaire businessman and GOP front-runner is trafficking in "sleaze" and "slime."
 
Ted Cruz
Cruz v. Trump

Cruz Tries to Work a Miracle and Catch Trump


WAUWATOSA, Wis. (WBEN/AP) -- While Ted Cruz decried "gutter politics" against him, former Republican presidential contenders gave him a boost Wednesday, casting the Texas senator as the party's last best chance to stop Donald Trump. The long and bitter 2016 campaign shifted to a new Midwestern battleground.
Jeb Bush
Endorsement

Jeb Bush Endorses Cruz for President


 (CBSMiami) – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has formally endorsed GOP presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz. In a statement released Wednesday by the Cruz campaign, Bush calls the Texas senator a “consistent, principled conservative"
Hillary Clinton
Trade Wins

Clinton, Trump Trade Wins with Rivals in Western Tuesday


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Under a fresh cloud of overseas violence, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded wins with their chief rivals on Tuesday and attacked each other's worldviews as the 2016 presidential contest turned into a clash of would-be commanders in chief.


 
Donald Trump
Winners

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Win Arizona


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Under a fresh cloud of overseas violence, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton added to their delegate troves on Tuesday with victories in Arizona as the 2016 presidential contest turned into a clash of would-be commanders in chief.
 
Donald Trump
Endorsed

Niagara County Republicans Endorse Trump


North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) The North Tonawanda Republican Committee says Donald Trump will get the endorsement in the upcoming New York presidential primary April 19th.
 
Voting

Frontrunners Trump, Clinton Hope Tuesday Votes Cement Thier Role


Arizona and Utah feature contests for both parties, while Idaho Democrats also hold presidential caucuses. Trump and Clinton hope to strengthen their leads in delegates that decide the nominations, as Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich struggle to reverse the sense of inevitability taking hold around both party front-runners.
Donald Trump
Gaffe Proof?

Is Donald Trump "Gaffe Proof"?


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- When is a gaffe not a gaffe? When Donald Trump says it.
 
Trump Arizona

Trump's immigration stance resonates at tense rallies


TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Donald Trump's campaign for all of Arizona's Republican delegates is centered on the hard line against illegal immigration that he's taken from the start, and it's a message his supporters lapped up in a series of te
Donald Trump, Corey Lewandowski , Eric rump
Trump

Trump Declares his Love of Mormons in Utah Speech



Protesters clashed with supporters of Donald Trump after he gave a speech in Utah on Friday, ending a day full of presidential candidate appearances that also saw Mitt Romney intensifying his criticism of the GOP front-runner.
Closed Primary

No Party Switching for NY Presidential Primary


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) In some states, a presidential primary is an open one, meaning a registered Democrat can vote for a candidate from another party, and the same for a Republican. When New York voters go to the polls next month, that option won't be on the table.
 

Math & Momentum On Clinton, Trump's Side Now


(AP) The day after high-stakes contests in five states, the math and momentum point to a Donald Trump Republican presidential nomination as GOP officials grapple with whether to embrace him
Winners

Trump, Kasich, Clinton Win. Rubio OUT!


CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton triumphed Tuesday in the Florida, Ohio and North Carolina presidential primaries, putting her in a commanding position to become the first woman in U.S. history to win a major party nomination. But the night did not bring the same clarity to the Republican race, with Donald Trump winning big in Florida but falling in Ohio to the state's governor,

Four Pictures That Explain What's At Stake On the GOP Side


This weekend NBC's Meet The Press boiled the race down into four basic graphics that explain how voting in Ohio, Florida, Illinios, Missouri and North Carolina could impact the nomination
What it Means

A Buffalo's Early News Roundtable: What to Expect Battleground Tuesday


So what will happen tonight and what will it mean?  John Zach and Susan Rose convened a roundtable this morning to flesh it all out . Hear it inside.

Five Big Primary Races Tonight


Up next in the 2016 presidential race: Ohio, Florida, three other big states and a great deal of hyperventilation. Let's believe the polls for a minute: A big night Tuesday for Republican Donald Trump in Florida, crushing Marco Rubio's presidenti
Donald Trump
Rally Chaos

Trump's New Normal: Chaos is Expected


Opponents say Donald Trump's  words are encouraging bad behavior at his rallies.    What's behind the violence?  

 INSIDE: Video-Trump Responds | Man at Trump Rally told Police Act was Pre-planned
Donald Trump, Keith Moppin
Defining Day?

Will 'Battleground Tuesday' Define the 2016 Race?


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Tuesday's primaries could provide a defining moment in the race for the Republican nomination for president - or not.
 
Analysis

Analysis: Trump Rally Protests Test Calls for Unity


ORLANDO, Fla. (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump says he can unify the country. Now, he has to prove it.
No Protest Here

Local Sanders Campaign Urges No Trump Rally Disruptions


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) During several Donald Trump rallies, protesters have been forcibly removed, and in one case a protester being escorted was punched by a Trump supporter. In the event Trump comes to Buffalo, a campaign leader for an opponent is calling for no such protesting.
 
GOP 2016 Trump
No Rally

Trump Cancels Rally Due To Security Concerns


CHICAGO (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled a rally on Friday, due to safety concerns after protesters packed the arena.
 
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
GOP Debate

More Substance, Fewer Attacks in GOP Debate


Abandoning the nasty insults of past debates, Donald Trump and his Republican rivals turned Thursday's presidential face-off into a mostly respectful discussion of Social Security, Islam, trade and more.

INSIDE:  VIDEO | Commentary and Analysis
 
Booking photo of John Franklin McGraw of Linden, N.C.
Arrested

Man Charged with Punching Protester at Trump Rally


A man has been charged with punching a protester at a Donald Trump rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, after video of the altercation surfaced.  SEE VIDEO INSIDE
 
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz
GOP Debate Tonight

Softer Gentler GOP Debate


Here's a look at what to watch for on the CNN-hosted debate, beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST at the University of Miami
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders
Debate

Latest Democratic Debate Targets Hispanics


MIAMI (WBEN/AP) -- Fighting for Florida and beyond, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled repeatedly in their eighth presidential debate Wednesday night over who's a true advocate for Latinos.

ALSO INSIDE: FACT CHECKING THE SANDERS RECORD
 
Donald Trump

With fresh momentum, Trump Tells GOP to Embrace his Bid


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Hours after claiming three more victories, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called on his party's mainstream wing to stop resisting his candidacy as his White House rivals embarked upon a weeklong march to blo

Buffalo's Early News Roundtable: Hardwick Weighs In


A mixed bag of voting results in Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii.   What's it all mean?
Follow along on Twitter @Newsradio930 with observations from Canisius College Political Science Prof. Kevin Hardwick
CNN/ORC POLL: Trump Ahead in Florida, Ohio

From CNN:   
  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both lead the primary races in Florida and Ohio, CNN/ORC polls show
  • Trump is ahead of home-state Gov. John Kasich in Ohio and Sen. Marco Rubio in Florida
Marco Rubio
Rubio Out?

Rubio Sees Salvation in Florida, But Considers Future


Marco Rubio's presidential campaign and those close to the Florida senator are engaged in deep conversations about the future of his presidential bid. The topic of dropping out before next Tuesday's Florida primary has been raised and was not dismissed.
John Kasich

Kasich Now Aims at Must-Win Ohio to Keep Campaign Alive


(AP) Yet to win a state and far behind in the delegate count, John Kasich turns to Ohio hoping high approval ratings and a robust get-out-the-vote operation will deliver him a victory in his home state next Tuesday. Should he succeed, Kasich would depriv
Donald Trump

Time Running Out For Those Who Would Stop Trump


Donald Trump's easy victories in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii left his rivals with shrinking opportunities to slow his momentum in the Republican primaries and little indication that a flurry of intense efforts to undermine his credibility are push
Donald Trump
Big Wins

Donald Trump's Dominance Continues


LANSING, Mich. (WBEN/AP) -- Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in the Mississippi and Michigan presidential primaries Tuesday, deepening his grip on the GOP nominating contest. Democrat Hillary Clinton easily carried Mississippi but was locked in a close race with rival Bernie Sanders in Michigan.
 

CLICK FOR On Demand Results: Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho & Hawaii


Voting Today

Michigan Biggest of Several Primaries Tonight


Michigan is the crown jewel Tuesday as voters in Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii vote today

  LIVE COVERAGE Tonight at 7
Bloomberg

Bloomberg Says He Will NOT Enter 2016 Race


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former three-term mayor of New York City, has decided against mounting a third-party White House bid.

Democratic Debate: Clinton & Sanders Urge Michigan Gov. to Resign


FLINT, Mich. (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton joined Bernie Sanders in calling for Michigan's Republican governor to resign over his handling of the Flint water crisis as the Democrats opened their seventh presidential debate Sunday.
Ted Cruz
Two for Two

Cruz, Trump Each Grab Two Wins


WICHITA, Kan. (WBEN/AP) -- In a split decision, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump each captured two victories in Saturday's four-state round of voting, fresh evidence that there's no quick end in sight to the fractious GOP race for president. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders notched wins in Nebraska and Kansas, while front-runner Hillary Clinton snagged Louisiana.
Donald Trump
Super Saturday

"Super Saturday" Voting in Five States


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Five more states are chipping in verdicts on the Republican and Democratic presidential contests in races largely overshadowed by Super Tuesday and the big contests still to come. Yet candidates eager to gather enough support to snag their party's nomination - or at least stay relevant - are happy to scoop up delegates wherever they can.
 
Results!

Super Saturday: State by State Results On Demand


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Five states were up for grabs in "Super Saturday" voting.  Get state by state results on demandWINNNERS - Cruz:  Kansas, Maine. Trump: Kentucky, La. Sanders: Nebraska, Kansas. Clinton: La.  Road the The White House Coverage (powered by The Vinyl Outlet)
Kelly Gasior, Olivia Mashtaire, Ryan Lysek, Christian Vazquez and Tyler Lysek
Bullies?

Presidential Campaign At Odds with Anti-Bullying Efforts


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Ryan Lysek rose to become vice president of his fifth-grade class at Lorraine Academy in Buffalo, New York, after the sitting vice president got bounced for saying things that went against the school's anti-bullying rules. So the 10-year-old is a little puzzled that candidates running to lead the entire country can get away with name-calling and foul language.
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, John Kasich
Debate

Another Debate, Another Round of Insults


DETROIT (WBEN/AP) -- Picking up right where they left off, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio traded a new round of insults at the start of the 11th Republican presidential debate Thursday night, and then Trump made a crude sexual reference before the two pledged to try to focus more on policy.
Donald Trump
Danger?

Romney, McCain: Trump a Danger for America's Future


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- In an extraordinary display of Republican chaos, the party's most recent presidential nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain, lambasted current front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday, calling him unfit for office and a danger for the nation and the GOP.
 
Megyn Kelly, Chris Wallace, Bret Baier
GOP Debate

What To Watch For In Tonight's GOP Fox News Debate


Ben Carson's departure from the GOP presidential race means the quartet of remaining Republicans on the debate stage Thursday night get more time for attacks as Donald Trump treads a path to the GOP nomination

ALSO INSIDE: The Megyn Kelly Factor | GOP Efforts To Stop Trump
Ben Carson
No Path Forward

Carson Says No Path Forward in Presidential Campaign


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Retired surgeon Ben Carson says 'no path forward' in 2016 race after Super Tuesday results.
 
Marco Rubio

Exit Polls: Weepy Wed. For Sanders, Rubio, Follows Super Tuesday


(AP) Sorry, Marco Rubio: Republicans seem more interested in finding a presidential candidate who is a change agent . Sorry, Bernie Sanders: Democratic primary voters seem more interested in continuing President Barack Obama's policies .
So Now What?

Analysis: Super Tuesday Takeaways


- After the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in a dozen states, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had tightened their grasp on their party's presidential nominations. But what happens now? 

INSIDE: HEAR A Buffalo's Early News Rountable

Who's Close ? The Delegate Tracker


While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump continue to rack up victories - and a delegate count lead-- in the early primary and caucus states, few of those contests are winner-take-all events. Their opponents have therfore been gathering some delegates too, despite losing individual races.  

INSIDE: The Delegate Tracker
Brokered Conv.?

Could There Be a Brokered Convention?


(WBEN) What if one party goes to its convention without a candidate clinching the nomination with the required number of delegates? The possibliity of a brokered convention exists.  

  ALSO INSIDE: Superdelegates 101
 
Donald Trump
NY Win?

Could Trump Take NY in November?



(WBEN) - When it comes time for the general election in November, you're likely to hear it at least a few times, that because of the electoral college your vote doesn't really matter in New York.
Donald Trump
Winners

Clinton and Trump Dominate Super Tuesday Voting


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton swept through the South on Super Tuesday, claiming victory in their parties' primaries in delegate-rich Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Virginia. The front-runners appeared ever more likely to end up in a general election showdown.
On-Air Roundtable

Super Tuesday Preview: Exclusive WBEN Audio


Hear John Zach and Susan Rose in studio with WBEN's Michael Caputo (above L)  and  SUNY Buffalo State's Prof. Bruce Bryski (above R)  along with KRLD's Emily Trube in Dallas and Buffalo's own Dave Levinthal at the Center For Public Integrity in Washington DC.

Super Tuesday Results State-by-State


As results come in,  follow them state-by state HERE and On-Air. 
ALSO INSIDE:  THE DELEGATE TRACKER

CNN POLL: Trump Loses To Clinton Or Sanders


From CNN: " Both of the remaining Democratic candidates for president easily top Republican front-runner Donald Trump in hypothetical general election match-ups, But Hillary Clinton, ... would likely face a stronger challenge should Florida Sen. Marco Rubio or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz capture the Republican nomination
Donald Trump
Primary Concern

Super Tuesday Highly Influential, New York Not So Much


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - If Super Tuesday is where the true contenders are separated from the Oval Office dreamers, than New York's scheduled primary on April 19th is... something else.
Ted Cruz
Born to Run?

Cruz Birthplace Ballot Question To Be Taken Up In NYS


 (AP) A New York judge has scheduled arguments Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's presence on New York's primary ballot on April 19.    State Supreme Court Justice David Weinstein is considering the claim b
Donald Trump, Taj Mahal
Trump's Past

Trump's Career Has Something For Everyone to Love, Hate


To his supporters, the business career of Donald Trump is proof he's got the decisiveness and smarts required to lead the country. To critics, his exaggerated claims, burned customers and four bankruptcies suggest a man wholly disqualified for the office.

The truth: It's complicated.

Se. Marco Rubio
Taxes

Rubio, Cruz release tax summaries in challenge to Trump


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz released summary pages of their recent tax filings on Saturday, seeking to capitalize on GOP front-runner Donald Trump's refusal to release similar information.
Donald Trump, Chris Christie
Trump

Trump defends 'Trump University' from Rubio, Cruz attacks


BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is playing defense on at least one issue these days: his role in a now-defunct real estate seminar business called Trump University.
Hillary Clinton
Clinton Wins

Hillary Clinton Cruises to Victory in South Carolina


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton sailed to a commanding victory over Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing overwhelming support from the state's black Democrats and putting her in strong position as the race barrels toward Super Tuesday's crucial contests.
 
Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton
SC Primary

Hillary Clinton Looks to Win Big in South Carolina


ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- For Hillary Clinton, the South Carolina presidential primary is a chance to not just win, but win big.  LIVE Coverage from ABC begins at 6pm on WBEN 930 AM!
Chris Christie
Endorsement

Chris Christie Formally Endorses Trump for President


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is endorsing Donald Trump in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz
GOP Debate

Cruz and Rubio Go After Trump in GOP Debate


HOUSTON (WBEN/AP) -- Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz barreled into Thursday's Republican debate eager to seize one last chance to slow Donald Trump's before next week's Super Tuesday mega-round of voting

INSIDE:  Trump/Rubio Video
Donald Trump
Trump Wins

Trump Wins Nevada Caucuses


LAS VEGAS (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump notched a win in Nevada's Republican caucuses on Tuesday as Marco Rubio bid to elbow out Ted Cruz for second place in an increasingly urgent effort to slam the brakes on the Trump juggernaut.
 
Donald Trump
Trump

Too Late?: The Clock is Running For Trump's Rivals


(AP) Donald Trump's rivals are running out of time to stop him after his dominant performance in South Carolina. A close look at the election calendar suggests that if the New York billionaire's rivals don't slow him by mid-March, their only
Donald Trump
Trump Wins SC

Trump Wins SC GOP Primary


Donald Trump has won the South Carolina Republican primary, a second-straight victory for the billionaire real estate mogul after his first-place finish in New Hampshire. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio are in close race for second. 
Clinton Wins

Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus as S. Carolina Votes


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton pulled out a crucial victory in Nevada's Democratic caucuses Saturday, overcoming an unexpectedly strong surge by Bernie Sanders and potentially easing the anxiety of some of her supporters.
Rare Callout?

Pope's Calling Out of Trump a Surprise: Political Analyst


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Pope Francis' calling out of Donald Trump has surprised many, not just in the religious community, but the political community.
 
Border Wall War

The Latest: Pope: Trump wants to build wall? 'Not Christian'


ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis said Thursday that Donald Trump is "not Christian" if he intends to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border. Trump immediately fired back, saying it is disgraceful for a religious leader to question a person's faith.

 
Hillary Clinton
The Campaign

The Campaign Trail: Trump, Cruz & Rubio Spar; Clinton-Sanders Tightens



A three-way feud among the GOP's leading White House contenders escalated Wednesday, while polls show the Democratic race tightening.
 
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.
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!


 
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
Debate

Debate: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Face-Off


MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled over the price tag and practicality of his plans for expanded government programs in Thursday night's Democratic debate, with Clinton accusing her rival of making promises "that cannot be kept."
Donald Trump
South Carolina

Trump, Clinton Have the Edge Heading into South Carolina


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the presidential primaries head to South Carolina, which candidates are in command of their respective parties?
 
Carly Fiorina
Dropping Out

Carly Fiorina Ends 2016 Republican Bid for President


DES MOINES (AP) -- Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.
 
Donald Trump
Analysis

Analysis: Trump Proves GOP Establishment Can't Stop Him


CONCORD, N.H. (WBEN/AP) -- The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page.
 

HEAR THE CANDIDATES: From Podiums Across NH


 Shortly after the votes were counted, winning and losing candidates across New Hampshire gathered to address their supporters.  Click on  each candidate's name below to hear their speech   DONALD TRUMP   JOHN K

PHOTOS: The New Hampshire Primary Campaign


  Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump takes the stage to speak to supporters during a primary night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)   Dem

The Delegate Tracker: Who's Ahead After the Primaries


The Latest New Hampshire Results


Bernie Sanders

Sanders surpasses Clinton in NH primary with wide support


Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a wide network of men, women, young people and independent voters. Sanders was buoyed by near-record turnout and a
Donald Trump
Trump Wins

Trump Takes New Hampshire, After Iowa Loss


Donald Trump nailed down a decisive first victory in New Hampshire's presidential primary Tuesday, showing his unorthodox campaign can translate the large crowds at his rambunctious rallies into the votes that determine delegates. Ohio Gov. John Kasich placed second
Donald Trump
Trump-Sanders

Trump and Sanders Sweep NH, Kasich Claims 2nd for GOP


MANCHESTER, N.H. (WBEN/AP) -- Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies.
 
GOP Debate

Rubio and Cruz face Attacks in GOP Debate


MANCHESTER, N.H. (WBEN/AP) -- Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, first-term senators on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals challenging Cruz's controversial campaign tactics and Rubio's readiness to be president.
 
Donald Trump
Debate

Spotlight: Trump Returns to Debate Stage


MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (WBEN/AP) -- An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals.
 
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
Dems Debate

Clinton or Sanders? Who Won The Debate?


Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled again and again during their first one-on-one debate of the 2016 race, battling over Wall Street and more
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
One on One

Face Off: Clinton and Sanders go One on One


DURHAM, N.H. (WBEN/AP) -- Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders on Thursday of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of the political establishment.
 
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
Debate Preview

Clinton and Sanders Duke it Out Before New Hampshire


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- The final face-to-face meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders before the nation's first presidential primary is all about finding a breakout moment.
 
Donald Trump
Wants Do-Over

Trump Calls for Iowa Election Do-Over


NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
 
Rick Santorum
Dropping Out

Report: Rick Santorum to Quit Presidential Race


(CBS) Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will be dropping out of the Republican presidential race to the White House, according to a CNN report.


 
Rand Paul, Kelley Paul
Paul Out

Rand Paul Exits GOP Presidential Race


- Republican Sen. Rand Paul is dropping his 2016 campaign for president, after gathering 5 percent of the vote in Iowa's caucuses Monday night.
Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton
Wins Iowa

Clinton Takes Iowa, Beating Back Sanders' Strong Challenge


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Hillary Clinton has narrowly won the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, outpacing a surprisingly strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to claim the first victory in the 2016 race for president.

 
Donald Trump

VIDEO: See Trump's Concession Speech


Donald Trump said he was "honored" by his second place in the Iowa caucuses Monday night, with Ted Cruz as the projected winner and Marco Rubio in third place.  WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
Bernie Sanders

Iowa Analysis: Turnout, Hype & More


Donald Trump failed to live up to his own hype. A late surge from Marco Rubio may wind up  as the biggest surprise of the Iowa caucuses. Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tied.

INSIDE: A Bryski- Hardwick Roundtable   and more.
Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton
Clinton Ahead

Clinton Camp Declares Victory Despite Democratic Dead Heat


Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign declared victory in the Iowa caucuses over Bernie Sanders on Monday night, even as the results were still being tallied and with  numbers that reflect a basically dead heat. A statement from the party's
After Iowa

Cruz, Rubio Buoyant After Iowa


MANCHESTER, N.H. (WBEN/AP) -- A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, locked in a virtual tie.
 

The Latest Results


Ted Cruz
Cruz Wins

Ted Cruz Rallies to Victory in Iowa


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a fiery conservative loathed by his own party's leaders, swept to victory in Iowa's Republican caucuses Monday, overcoming billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Among Democrats, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were deadlocked in a tight race.
 
Donald Trump
Voting Day

The Iowa Push: Trump And Cruz; Clinton & Sanders


(AP) In a high-stakes test of enthusiasm versus organization, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday's Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vot
Donald Trump
IOWA photos

PICTURES: A weekend of Rallies, Before A Night Of Voting


Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday's Iowa caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations. And no candidate was absent in the state this weekend, for a series

Three Big Factors In Iowa: Turnout, History and Even Weather


One question the polls or the crowds or the pundits can't fully answer is just how many people will show up Monday? And what will the numbers mean? Here are some factors to consider:
Hillary Clinton
Caucus Time

It's ALMOST Caucus Time in Iowa!


MANCHESTER, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- The 2016 presidential contenders are begging their Iowa supporters to get to the caucuses Monday and Donald Trump, true to form, is in-your-face about it.
Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush
Ratings

Trump-Less Debate Draws Poor Ratings


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- The seventh Republican presidential debate - and the first one without drawing card Donald Trump - was seen by 12.5 million viewers on Fox News Channel.
 
Rand Paul, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich
GOP Night

Trump and "The Rest" Compete in Separate Events


Des Moines, Iowa (WBEN/AP) - In two separate and highly touted political events, Donald Trump and the rest of the Republican Presidential panel of candidates made their case Thursday night.  Trump opted out of the GOP debate on Fox News and held his own event while the remaining GOP candidates squared off in debate.
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Debate Flap

Trump to Compete with GOP Debate


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the campaign by holding a competing event of his own.
 
Donald Trump
Analysis

ANALYSIS: There or Not, Trump Rules Debate


MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Once again, Donald Trump steals the show.

The billionaire Republican's decision to tangle with Fox News and skip the final presidential debate before Iowa's kickoff caucuses all but ensures that he - and he alone - will dominate the conversation in the closing moments of campaigning in 2016's leadoff state.
 
Caucuses

Iowa Caucuses as Different As it Gets from NY Primary


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Chances are you've never been to Iowa to witness the presidential caucuses. A political reporter was there in 2008, and says it's much different than anything you've previously seen.
 
Donald Trump
Won't Debate

Trump Bows Out of Fox News Debate


MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday bowed out of the final Republican presidential debate before the leadoff Iowa caucuses, saying Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly is "a lightweight."
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Trump & GOP

EXTRA: Trump and GOP Leaders Realize They Need Each Other


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump and some mainstream Republicans are engaged in a long-distance flirtation. Both sides are coming to the realization that they'll need each other if the billionaire businessman becomes the party's presidential nominee.
 
Sarah Palin
GOP Split

In Depth: Palin Underscores GOP Split


DES MOINES, Iowa (WBEN/AP) -- If the Republican Party is on the verge of an implosion, Sarah Palin may have been the one who lit the fuse.
 
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
#DemDebate

Sharp Exchanges in Democratic Debate


Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders jumped headlong into Sunday's presidential debate by quickly tangling over who's tougher on gun control and sketching differing visions for the future of health care in America.

INSIDE:  HIGHLIGHT VIDEO | COMMENTARY
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Boos

Boos for Donald Trump as Cruz Battle Wages On


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump ran afoul of some conservative activists Saturday with an attack on Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz for his failure to disclose certain bank loans during his 2012 Senate bid.
Backlash

New York Backlash to Ted Cruz Comments


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- When Ted Cruz sneered at what he called Donald Trump's "New York values," some New Yorkers took it very personally. And some responded about the way you'd expect New Yorkers to react.
GOP Debate

Trump and Cruz Go Head to Head in GOP Debate


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WBEN/AP) -- Donald Trump doubled down Thursday on his questions about Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's eligibility to serve as president, telling his rival his birth in Canada leaves "a big question mark on your head."
Bernie Sanders
Voting Soon

Presidential race heats up as Iowa leadoff caucuses approach


It's been a year of town halls and weekend forums and lunchtime meet-and-greets for those who would be president. And it's starting to come to a head in Iowa, with voting in three weeks.

ALSO INSIDE:  Brokered conventions?
Donald Trump
Trump

Trump: I have a very big lead and I intend to keep it


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is serving notice on his GOP White House rivals that "I have a very big lead and I intend to keep it."
Donald Trump
Trump

Politics: Trump Relying On & Controlling Free Coverage


NEWARK, N.J. (WBEN/AP) -- Nobody understands the power of the media on public perception quite like Donald Trump. The former reality television star and tabloid king, who has relied on free news coverage and social media to power his presidential campaign, is uniquely obsessed with how the news media portray his events.
Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, Joh
AUDIO

AUDIO: Hear the Debate, WBEN Post Debate Show and Early News Analysis


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After the GOP Presidential candidates debated for the last time in 2015, WBEN was on the air with FULL LIVE coverage and analysis afterwards with political strategist Michael Caputo.

 
John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Jeb
Cruz-Rubio Spar

Cruz and Rubio Spar in GOP Debate


LAS VEGAS (WBEN/AP) -- In a presidential race reshaped by national security concerns, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed over U.S. military intervention and government spying on Americans' communications Tuesday night, as front-runner Donald Trump defended his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States.
Donald Trump
Muslim Ban

Donald Trump Defends Muslim Ban in GOP Debate


LAS VEGAS (WBEN/AP) -- Republican front-runner Donald Trump defended his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States in Tuesday night's presidential debate as the candidates pushed their own plans for fighting Islamic State militants. Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz clashed over government access to Americans' communications.
Donald Trump, Jeb Bush
Debate Night

GOP Candidates Debate, with a lot at stake for each


Nine Republicans hopefuls meet Tuesday in the next prime-time presidential debate, with a familiar slate of candidates looking to wrangle over what to do about the threat of extremist groups and who has the right temperament and judgment to lead the nation.
Chris Christie

Chris Christie Leaves The Kids' Table; Rejoins Big Debate


(AP) CNN says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will join eight other candidates on the prime-time Republican presidential debate stage on Tuesday. The cable news network announced the lineup Sunday. Christie had been dropped from the main-stage lineup
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Rodham Clinton
Debate

Paris Attacks Center Stage at Democratic Debate


WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America's strongest leader in a scary world, even as she found herself forced to defend her own role during the rise of the Islamic State militants.
 
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Still Hillary

Poll: Hillary Clinton maintains lead among Democrats


(WBEN)  Just days before the Democratic candidates face off in their second debate, Hillary Clinton enjoys a wide lead in the race for the Democratic nomination nationally.  Fifty-two percent of Democratic primary voters support her, followed by Bernie Sanders with 33 percent. 
Donald Trump, Ben Carson
Debate Pics

PHOTOS: At the Milwaukee GOP Debate


http://imgsrv.wben.com/image/DbLiteGraphic/201511/16906911.jpgA selection of photos on stage and behind the scenes at the fourth Republican Presidential candidates debate Tuesday.

Analysis from SUNY Buffalo State's Bruce Bryski with John & Susan


HEAR MORE From Bryski INSIDE

Live From Milwaukee on the morning after....


HEAR John & Susan With Micheal Caputo


WATCH Highlights from Fox Business


Hear WBEN's Post Debate Call In


Click the headline to hear  Michael Caputo with our David Bellavia in Milwaukee, your calls and other analysis from GOP Strategist Roger Stone & Political Junkie Ken Rudin.
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GOP Debate

GOP Candidates Meet in 4th Debate


MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- A feisty Jeb Bush sought to regain his footing in Tuesday's Republican presidential debate, challenging President Barack Obama's economic record and criticizing Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton for pledging to build on his policies.
GOP Debate

GOP Candidates Debate in Milwaukee


MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) -- Organizers are promising to focus on substance when eight Republicans face off on the main stage for the GOP's fourth presidential debate.


 
GOP Debate

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Debate


BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio fought for control of the Republican's establishment wing in Wednesday night's third Republican debate, as insurgent outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson defended the seriousness of their White House bids, underscoring the two-track fight for the GOP presidential nomination.


 

The Caputo Bryski Debate Preview Roundtable


Click the headline above to hear SUNY Buffalo State's Bruce Bryski and WBEN's Michael Caputo

CNBC Debate on The Economy, Jobs and Taxes


From CNBC: Debate to Broadcast from the Coors Events Center at the University of Colorado Boulder ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 30, 2015—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced that CNBC's Carl Quintanilla, co-anchor of "
Ben Carson

Carson enters GOP debate with momentum; Bush seeks jumpstart


(AP) -- The Republican candidates for president will gather Wednesday for their third debate amid fresh volatility in an already chaotic race, with Ben Carson surging past Donald Trump in Iowa and one-time front-runner Jeb Bush under pressure to prove he&

Trump struggles to explain his fall in oft-touted 2016 polls


What's a Donald Trump campaign for president look like if he's no longer the only front-runner for the Republican nomination? We're about to find out, just as soon as he decides.

GOP debate No. 3: A guide to candidates on the big stage


There's an angry young man who matured into an eternally mellow surgeon and politician. A Hispanic firebrand who is most at home in English, and an Anglo who speaks fluent Spanish at home. And that given-to-preening reality show guy.
Carson Up

Flip Flop At The Top: Carson Leads Trump Nationwide


(CBS)  Ben Carson has surpassed Donald Trump and now narrowly leads the Republican field in the race for the nomination in the latest national CBS News/New York Times Poll.

Discuss! Hear Our Debate Panel


GOP analyst Carl Calabrese joined John & Susan for some debate analysis in studio, with Prof. Bruce Bryski from SUNY Buffalo State, and WBEN's Michael Caputo on the Liveline.

The Great Moments Recap | Calabrese & Bryski on Clinton | Calabrese on "The Other Three"  | Calabrese & Caputo

On The WBEN Liveline; CBS's Steve Futterman in Las Vegas


PHOTOS: Bernie, Hillary & The Democrats Debate


Pictures of the candidates during and after the Democratic Presidential Debate in Las Vegas Tuesday night
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Commentary

A selection of Donald Trump Debate Tweets


Donald TrumpRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump isn't impressed by his Democratic rivals' performance during their first debate.

VIDEO: Clinton Attacks Sanders on Gun Control


With the specter of this month's mass shooting at an Oregon community college still hanging over the country, presidential contenders took on the topic of  gun control during Tuesday's first Democratic primary debate.

The Debate Minute-By-Minute


Read each question and a summary of their responses

CNN VIDEO: Debate Highlights


 The Debate in 2 Minutes | Cooper and Clinton on Flip Floping
EC Democrats

Erie County Democrats Take in Debate at Party Headquarters




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The party has endorsed Hillary Clinton, but Senator Bernie Sanders made many Democrats pay attention.
Dems Debate

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Meet in Debate


LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton vigorously defended her shifting positions on trade, gay marriage and other issues as she opened the first Democratic debate Tuesday, denying that she changes her views to match the mood of voters.
 

Debate Viewer's Guide: 5 Things to Watch For


Five Democrats vying to be President Barack Obama's successor meet Tuesday night for their first televised debate of the 2016 election, a confrontation between one of the best-known women on the planet and four men seeking to unseat her as the party'

On The WBEN Liveline: A Debate Preview from Dave Levinthal in DC


What to Expect: Hear WBEN's Pre-Debate Roundtable


WBEN's Michael Caputo and SUNY Buffalo State's Prof. Bruce Bryski talked about the stakes and expectations with John & Susan.
Part I | Part II | Part III

Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate


Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont

From CNN: Hillary Vs Bernie = Lecture vs Rock Concert


Who's In The Debate: A Guide to The Candidates


Grab your binoculars and bring along this field guide to the candidates.
Predictions

Predicting 2016


(WBEN) - While some would say that it's still early in the process, David Rothschild, an economist at Microsoft Research, believes he has a pretty good handle on who will be on the ticket for 2016's general election.
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CNN Debate Rules: Biden Good Enough In Polls To Be In, If Declares



 CNN says it will allow VP Joe Biden to be in the first Democratic presidential primary debate even if he decides that day to be a candidate.   

READ THE FULL CNN QUALIFYING RULES INSIDE
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