Chris Collins

State Senator Chris Jacobs.
There’s still a special election, but the odds are in Jacobs’ favor.
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Who’s up and who’s down this week?
Rep. Chris Collins leaving federal court in Manhattan after his arraignment on insider trading charges.
One congressional seat and up to two state Senate seats are now firmly in Republican hands.
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, speaks to reporters as he leaves the courthouse following a pretrial hearing in his insider-trading case on September 12.
The congressman, who is resigning and pleading guilty, had repeatedly proclaimed his innocence.
State Sen. Chris Jacobs with his family.
“Collins is the only person putting this district in jeopardy of not staying Republican.”
Daniel Patrick Moynihan in March of 1976
State and local elections often come down to a handful of votes.
An NYPD officer directs traffic in the midst of a blackout affecting Midtown and the Upper West Side in Manhattan on July 13.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
New York state is much more likely than congressional Democrats to beat Trump in court.
Their statements fell short of calling the president’s comments racist.
Rep. Chris Collins
You probably haven’t heard the last of the Trump-loving congressman.
For incoming-state Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy best represents today’s Trumpist New York Republicans, but how will he help the GOP win more elections in an overwhelmingly Democratic state?
Nick Langworthy got what he wanted. Now what will he do with the Republican Party?