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Indicted Rep. Chris Collins declares NY-27 victory; Nate McMurray demands recount

in the race for New York's 27th Congressional District, but his Democratic challenger Nate McMurray is now calling for a recount. Collins, a Republican in Clarence, N.Y., narrowly won his bid for a fourth term Tuesday according to late-night ...

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CNBC

GOP Rep. Chris Collins, charged with insider trading, is projected to win re ...

Rep. Chris Collins, the Republican recently indicted on federal insider trading charges, will retain his House seat representing New York's 27th District, NBC News has projected. The three-term incumbent — the first House member to have endorsed the ...

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Buffalo News

Douglas Turner: Chris Collins' once-safe seat gives hope to Democrats

Chris Collins, R-Clarence. In one of the great ironies of politics, the district viewed as the “safest” GOP seat in the state may become the corroded hinge from which the whole House Republican majority collapses on Election Day, Nov. 6. Collins, one ...

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HuffPost

Carl Paladino Announces His Bid For Congress

Carl Paladino, a Buffalo real estate developer and big Donald Trump supporter, announced Saturday that he intends to run for Congress in New York's 27th district. The seat is being vacated by Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), who was arrested on charges of ...

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Auburn Citizen

GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Collins ended his re-election bid Saturday, days after his indictment on insider trading charges, a move that raised questions about how the Republican Party might replace him with another nominee in one of New York's ...

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Buffalo News

In scramble to replace Chris Collins, GOP delves into 'deep bench'

Republican prospects who might replace Chris Collins in the contest for New York's 27th Congressional District for the most part kept quiet Sunday as GOP chairs from the eight counties that make up district prepare to meet early this week to discuss ...

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Carl Paladino announces bid for Rep. Chris Collins' seat in Congress

BUFFALO - Carl Paladino announced Saturday that he was putting his name in the mix for the 27th Congressional District. This comes after the incumbent, Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, Erie County, was arrested on federal charges Wednesday and halted ...

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Bangor Daily News

GOP uncertain as Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Chris Collins ended his re-election bid Saturday, days after his indictment on insider trading charges, a move that raised questions about how the Republican Party might replace him with another nominee in one of New York's most ...

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Buffalo News

How did Chris Collins get here?

Christopher Carl Collins, who had made a fortune acquiring distressed companies and turning them around, convinced voters they needed someone who would run the government "like a business." This time, he would make no election-night concession ...

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CNBC

GOP Rep. Chris Collins used campaign funds to pay legal bills for insider ...

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., used campaign funds to pay legal bills while he faced investigation for alleged insider trading for more than a year. A federal criminal investigation culminated in his arrest Wednesday, but before that he was under scrutiny ...

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Washington Post

Chris Collins is the latest Republican who proves the Washington swamp is ...

President Trump is unlikely to be happy about the latest creature that law enforcement wants removed from the Washington swamp. As The Post reports, “Federal prosecutors charged Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), President Trump's first congressional ...

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FiveThirtyEight

Is Chris Collins Toast?

In the era of President Trump, it's become fashionable to presume that politicians can do whatever they like and get away with it. But if recent elections to Congress are any guide, scandals do have large and measurable effects. So when Chris Collins ...

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Vox

Why Rep. Chris Collins's insider trading arrest is a huge deal — and also ...

New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday alongside his son and the father of his son's fiancée on insider trading charges. For those who have followed Collins closely in Congress, this news was both incredibly ...

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rep. Chris Collins says he's innocent on insider trading charges and will run ...

Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, was arrested Wednesday morning after a federal grand jury indicted him on insider trading charges as well as lying to federal agents. Collins and two co-defendants surrendered to authorities Wednesday morning in ...

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New York Times

New York Congressman Chris Collins Is Charged With Insider Trading

Representative Chris Collins was at the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House last summer when he received an unexpected email from the head of a drug company in which he was heavily invested. The company's only product — an ...

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CNBC

US congressman Chris Collins says insider trading charges 'meritless'

Rep. Christopher Collins, who has been charged with insider trading, on Wednesday called the accusations "meritless" and said he will run for re-election in November in his upstate New York district. "The charges that have been levied against me are ...

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New York Times

Chris Collins Was Just Indicted. Can Democrats Flip His New York Seat?

In the not too distant future, Representative Chris Collins will likely have his day in court to answer the insider trading charges that were leveled against him on Wednesday, but the Republican lawmaker may well be judged sooner — by voters in November.

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USA TODAY

Along with Rep. Chris Collins, here are other lawmakers indicted while in office

Rep. Chris Collins was arrested Wednesday after a federal grand jury indicted him on insider trading charges and lying to federal agents. The New York Republican is only the latest sitting member of Congress to be indicted since 2005. The others were: ...

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Vox

GOP Rep. Chris Collins was just arrested for insider trading

A New York Republican Congress member who bragged about turning his friends and acquaintances into millionaires — and was one of President Trump's earliest and biggest supporters — was just arrested for insider trading. Rep. Chris Collins, along with ...

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Washington Post

5 key parts of the Rep. Chris Collins insider-trading indictment

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) was indicted Wednesday on insider-trading charges stemming from his position on the board of directors of a drug company whose signature drug suffered a surprising failed trial. Collins lost millions on the deal, but ...

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CNN

New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins indicted on insider trading charges

Washington (CNN) Federal prosecutors in New York on Wednesday charged New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins, his son and another man with 13 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements stemming from an alleged insider trading ...

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NBCNews.com

New York Rep. Chris Collins indicted on insider trading charges

Chris Collins, a Republican congressman from upstate New York, surrendered to the FBI on Wednesday morning after federal prosecutors alleged he used his position at a biotech firm to help his family make illicit stock trades — and avoid more than ...

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Washington Post

Rep. Chris Collins (RN.Y.) charged with insider trading, federal prosecutors ...

Federal prosecutors charged Rep. Chris Collins (N.Y.), one of President Trump's earliest congressional supporters, with insider trading on Wednesday. Collins's son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins's fiancee, were also ...

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