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Chris Collins

GOP Leaders Push Health Care Plan As Conservatives Lash Out

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― House GOP leaders are forging ahead with their health care legislation, downplaying a potential conservative mutiny on the Republican p...

Constituents Shame GOP Lawmakers Who Are Ducking Town Hall Meetings

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

Rather than face angry, frustrated and raucous crowds of constituents at town hall meetings this recess, a large number of GOP lawmakers are skipping ...

GOP Rep Says It's Time To 'Move On' From Flynn Scandal

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) said that it’s time to “move on” from the news that Michael Flynn resigned Monday as President Donald Trump’s nati...

Tom Price Just Contradicted Trump Team's Defense Of His Questionable Stock Trades

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, admitted on Wedne...

The Bizarre Story Of Trump's First Congressional Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) became the first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump for president, the reaction on Capitol Hill...

Donald Trump Picks Up His First Congressional Endorsements

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics

Reps. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) and Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) on Wednesday became the first sitting members of Congress to endorse the presidential bid of...

Pells and Prisons

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The actions of many in Congress (such as Rep. Collins) suggest that a few years in prison may be every bit as valuable in preparing to serve in that institution as a few years spent in a different sort of institution of higher education.

Collins Wins Congressional Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican Rep. Chris Collins defeated Democrat Jim O'Donnell on Tuesday. Collins and O'Donnell were battling to represent New York's 27th District...

Andrew Cuomo To Select Female Running Mate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will name former Rep. Kathy Hochul (D) as his choice to run as lieutenant governor, The Buffalo News Reports. Hochul...

John McCain Is Sick and Tired of His Outrage!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

Not since New Coke have we as a nation seen a disaster that both sides of the aisle can agree on. America is now unanimously and officially outraged that the IRS would have the audacity to target political groups -- groups that publicly despise taxes and call for the end of the IRS.

Obama, the President Who Ends AIDS

Chris Collins | Posted 03.13.2013 | Impact
Chris Collins

This winter and early spring, when lawmakers are making big decisions about our course as a nation, we must act on science and on our humanitarian and diplomatic interests. We have the plan to end AIDS. Now is the time to fund it.

John Celock

Republicans In North Dakota: We 'Make Decisions Of The Future Of This State' | John Celock | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Dakota Republicans have sent mail to voters in legislative districts across the eastern part of the state saying that only Republi...

John Celock

Tax Returns, Medicare Dominate Upstate New York Congressional Debate | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The future of Medicare and how the Republican Ryan budget would affect it took center stage Wednesday night as the two candidates for a competitive we...

Gore, Boehner Face Off

The Buffalo News | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Any skeptic doubting just how important the congressional race between Chris Collins and Rep. Kathleen C. Hochul looms in national politics ought to c...

Gerry Smith

On Stage, Startups Have 7 Minutes To Shine | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.24.2012 | Technology

For Chris Collins, all the hours spent building a website, developing relationships with food vendors and rehearsing his pitch had come down to this: ...

GOP Candidate's Surprising Spin

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A Republican congressional candidate in western New York is claiming a new poll shows him leading his race while it actually shows he is statistically...

Republican Hopeful Ducks Questions About Paul Ryan's Proposals

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's selection of running mate Paul Ryan has launched the Wisconsin congressman's controversial budget plan to the forefront of political con...

Wealthy Candidate Attacks Opponent's Wealth

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

A wealthy Republican congressional candidate in western New York has launched a new website in an attempt to parody the source of his opponent's wealt...

In Latest Round, Young Guns Still Bucking Anti-Tax Pledge

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee announced Thursday that seven more GOP candidates have been appointed to "Young Gun" status for their ...

GOP Candidate Clarifies Controversial Cancer Comments

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

Republican congressional candidate Chris Collins, who last week caused a stir when he claimed that "people now don't die" from prostate and breast can...

GOP Candidate Says People Don't Die Of Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

GOP congressional candidate Chris Collins knows health care is expensive these days, but he argues it's for good reason: People are no longer dying fr...

John Celock

Republicans Proposes Spending On Polar Bear Housing Amid Layoffs | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A recently-defeated Republican county executive in upstate New York remains a lame duck until the end of the year, but he is now proposing laying off ...

John Celock

Potential Cuomo Opponent Defeated | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

A potential Republican challenger to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in the 2014 gubernatorial race was defeated in his reelection for county executive...

Global Health Investments: A Payoff for the U.S.

Chris Collins | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Collins

All of us can agree that we need to spend our tax dollars as wisely as possible, and with that in mind we must recognize how important our global health investments are, providing security and diplomatic advantages to the United States.

A Step Forward in Tackling America's AIDS Epidemic (Now the Work Begins)

Chris Collins | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Chris Collins

With states facing draconian cutbacks in public health, the federal financing role is more important than ever.