(18 News) - With primary day for statewide offices in New York just under two weeks away, the topic of debates that are coming, or not coming, is heating up.
(18 News) – Martha Robertson’s first television ad of the election season has raised some controversy. Republicans have cried foul over Robertson’s use of older pictures of Congressman Tom Reed from before he got gastric bypass surgery.
(18 News) – With our ongoing “Fact Check” series, 18 News is taking a look at Martha Robertson’s first campaign ad.
(18 News) – One of the phrases Congressman Reed has used frequently to describe Martha Robertson is “extreme Ithaca liberal”. 18 News spoke with political analyst Dr. Stephen Coleman about the use of the phrase, and if Rep. Reed is alienating a large part of his constituency.
(18 News) – In our continuing series of keeping candidates honest, we are taking a look at another ad from the 23rd Congressional District.
(18 News) – Congressman Tom Reed’s chances for re-election are looking better, according to one of the nation’s leading analysts of elections.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (18 News) – Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke to reporters for the first time since the New York Times article on the now-shuttered Moreland Commission.
(18 News) – A Northern Tier congressional race is getting national attention, all because of one of the candidates who is running. Nick Troiano is just 25, is running as an independent, and is not taking any money from special interest groups.
(18 News) – In our continuing coverage of political ads, WETM takes a look at an ad running on our station from the New York State Democratic Committee against Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino.
(18 NEWS) – According to a new Siena College survey, New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo has a 37 percentage point lead over his GOP opponent Rob Astorino.
(18 NEWS) – Following both campaigns in the race for the 23rd Congressional District releasing their 2nd Quarter financial reports, we wanted to see where the more than $1 million that was raised came from.
(18 News) – Thursday was filing day for petitions to run on the major party lines for local elections in November. Anyone wanting to run for local positions had to get their petitions in by 5:00 p.m. Thursday at the Board of Elections.
(18 News) – As we start heading into the heat of the political season, campaigns are beginning to release how much money they raised in the 2nd Quarter. This report is important because it’s one of the last chances for a campaign to show financial strength to donors before the election.
(WETM-18) – Congressional Candidate Martha Robertson called on Congressman Tom Reed to denounce Congressional perks on Wednesday. Robertson made the call in Corning Wednesday afternoon outside the Congressman’s former medical debt collection firm.
(WETM-18) – As campaign ads start to fill television screens across the Twin Tiers, WETM 18 News and Your Local Election Headquarters are committed to making sure you, the voter, stay informed about what is true and what isn’t. We’ll be fact-checking a variety of ads this election season, and it starts now, with the first attack ad of the season.
CORNING, N.Y. (WETM-18) – A local member of the Green Party who had his name fraudulently circulated for a possible run in the 23rd Congressional District is taking action against the man responsible.
(WETM-18) – Congressional candidate Martha Robertson is coming under more fire for her comments about the VA scandal. A Politifact article has rated similar claims to the ones she made about Congressman Tom Reed as false.
(WETM-18) - Martha Robertson, Democratic challenger in the 23rd Congressional District, has released her pre-primary fundraising report.
(WETM-18) – Congressman Tom Reed released his final fundraising numbers for the pre-primary report Thursday.
(WETM-18) – Following the blocking of the Bank on Students Emergency Refinancing Act in the United States Senate, Democrats are firing back against Republicans nationally and locally.
(WETM-18) – The VA scandal continues to cause controversy locally with a back and forth of accusations between Rep. Tom Reed and Martha Robertson.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Protestors against Nancy Pelosi and Martha Robertson showed up to a women’s rights event on Sunday in Seneca Falls.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Many prominent Democratic women came to Seneca Falls Sunday, all with one goal in mind: helping women everywhere succeed.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Republican gubernatorial nominee Rob Astorino and Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss say Governor Andrew Cuomo is lying to New Yorkers. They are also calling for the resignation of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
(WETM-18) – A local political analyst expects that Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss’ bid for Lieutenant Governor will have a big effect on local voter turnout come Election Day.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-18) – With Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss on the statewide ballot for Lieutenant Governor this November, and a lot of campaigning to do between now and then, WETM 18 News went and asked a question on a lot of people’s minds: who’s running the Sheriff’s Department?
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Sheriff Chris Moss is back home in the Southern Tier after being nominated as the Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor. He capped off a whirlwind week with a rally Saturday night in Elmira with Rob Astorino.
WESTCHESTER, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Day two of the New York State Republican Convention in Westchester County had a local flair. Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss was in the spotlight as the Republicans put together their ticket for this November.
(WETM-18) – The selection of Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss for Lieutenant Governor on the Republican ticket surprised many people. Many across the state had never heard of the sheriff, so WETM 18 talked to those who know Moss best.
(WETM-18) – Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino has announced his pick for Lieutenant Governor. He officially made the announcement just before 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, and his pick has a local connection.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino stopped by Elmira Tuesday night for a fundraising dinner.
(WETM-18) – Green Party officials are calling it a trick and Democrats are crying foul after a registered Republican circulated petitions to get two people onto the Green Party line in the 23rd Congressional District. The problem? Neither of those two people gave their consent.
(WETM-18) – Republican Congressman Tom Reed and Democratic challenger Martha Robertson are locked in a tight battle, especially where it comes to campaign funds.
(WETM-18) – The race for the 23rd Congressional District is heating up. Congressman Tom Reed has released his fundraising numbers for the 1st Quarter of 2014.
(WETM-18) – As the contested congressional race in the 23rd District continues, 2014 1st Quarter campaign finance reports are coming due. Democratic challenger Martha Robertson has released her 1st Quarter numbers, and they show she’s had her best quarter thus far.
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Martha Robertson, the Democratic challenger in the 23rd Congressional District, held an event in Elmira in response to the Paul Ryan budget passed in the House of Representatives Thursday.
Elmira, N.Y. (WETM-18) – Surrounded by family, friends, and county legislators Congressman Tom Reed, of Corning, officially announced his plans for re-election.
(WETM-TV) – The controversy over an e-mail sent by Martha Roberton’s campaign to supporters last September continues. Now, the National Republican Congressional Committee is getting involved.
(WETM-TV) – Martha Robertson’s campaign is again calling on Congressman Tom Reed to release any and all records and correspondence relating to a possible House Ethics Committee investigation. But there may be an issue with the campaign’s request.
(WETM-TV) – Tompkins County Republicans have filed a complaint with the New York State Board of Elections against Democratic Congressional Candidate Martha Robertson.
Robertson addressed the public on what she believes to be a scheme Congressman Tom Reed took part in.
(WETM-TV) – A Buffalo News article claims that Congressman Tom Reed may have violated House Ethics rules by allowing his name to be used on lawsuits from his law firm while he was a sitting Congressman in 2011 and 2012.
SOUTHPORT, N.Y. (WETM-TV) – Congressman Tom Reed is highlighting the differences between himself and his opponent, Tompkins County Legislator Martha Robertson.
(WETM-TV) – A local congressional candidate now says she will not be hiring a cyber-security firm to look into claims that someone hacked her campaign’s website.
(WETM-TV) – Local lawmakers are calling on congressional candidate Martha Robertson to state her position on the New York SAFE Act and 2nd Amendment rights.
BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WETM-TV) – A local union and congressional candidate Martha Robertson braved the frigid temperatures Wednesday morning to protest a pending trade bill. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is an agreement being negotiated between the U.S. and a number of Pacific Rim countries.
(WETM-TV) – Democratic challenger for the 23rd Congressional District, Martha Robertson, has released her 4th Quarter campaign contribution numbers.
(WETM-TV) – The back and forth between Congressman Tom Reed and Martha Robertson continues. This time, it’s related to comments made years ago by Robertson over her desire for a single-payer health care system.
(WETM-TV) – Congressman Tom Reed’s taxes are being put under the microscope again. According to a report from the Buffalo News, the Congressman’s law office was nearly two months late paying a property tax bill in Elmira this fall.
The Office of Congressional Ethics has ended its preliminary review of Congressman Tom Reed inadvertently paying a personal tax bill with campaign funds.
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Officials say primary election day went smoothly in Franklin County, where votes came in from all precincts before 11:30 p.m.
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