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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, in the only debate with his opponent, said he’s “appalled” by FBI director James Comey’s actions, including  the decision announced Friday to re-examine emails from Hillary Clinton’s top aide for evidence of misuse of classified materials.

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Oct 28, 2016

One of the midstate's congressional districts has been in Republican hands for the past six years. Republican Tom Marino has handily beat Democrats in the past two elections in the 10th Congressional District, with more than 60 percent of the vote. 

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It looks like U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will be re-elected to a fourth term on Nov. 8, barring any major turn of events. He’s about 40 points ahead of his nearest opponent in the polls, and the bigger question now is: Will Schumer be the next Senate minority leader or majority leader? 

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(WRVO) Republican Rep. John Katko and Democratic challenger Colleen Deacon had their first televised debate Tuesday on Time Warner Cable News. The two candidates clashed on a number of national issues including how to defeat ISIS. Deacon said using ground troops should be a last resort. Katko said he would only support ground troops if the generals said that is what they need. 

(WRVO) The two candidates running in the 24th Congressional District converged in Auburn Wednesday to separately address the issue of toxins in Owasco Lake in Cayuga County, each trying to position themselves as better equipped to handle the problem that's affecting drinking water for voters in the region. 

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Hillary Clinton’s widening lead over Donald Trump is likely to affect down ballot races for Congress, where New York has several contested seats, and for control of the State Senate, where Republicans are barely clinging to the majority. 

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Governor Cuomo took a step deeper into the partisan politics of the State Senate Tuesday night, telling two Democratic factions they’ll have to work together if the November elections go their way. 

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(WRVO) A contentious Republican primary is spilling over into the general election race in New York's 54th State Senate District.

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At a campaign event Tuesday, Broome County Executive Debbie Preston announced she’ll join with Suffolk County, New York in a lawsuit against the makers of opioid painkillers. 

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