Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Politics

POLITICS SECTION TOP 2014
Congressman Hanna on ISIS: the president shouldn't have to go it alone
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Thirteen years after America was attacked, the terrorist group Al Qaeda is a shadow of what they used to be, but the threat has evolved and changed.

New York State Primary Election Day
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Today is primary election day in New York State with a number of races to see who will be on the ballot in November.

Oneida County Family Court candidates prepare for Democratic Primary
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- It's a tough job with a heavy work "over" load and often emotional clients. And sometimes, the whole system gets a bad rap. Yet there is not shortage of candidates who want to be Oneida County's fourth family court judge. Four candidates square off in two primaries Tuesday.

New manufacturing consortium could bring thousands of jobs upstate
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is teaming with General Electric and other companies on a $500 million initiative to spur research and development in miniature electronic components.

US Rep. Hanna foils tea party challenge in primary
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Two-term U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna has defeated tea party-backed challenger Claudia Tenney in the Republican congressional primary election in central New York.

Congressional Race heats up as Republican primary nears
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - You know the primary is close when even candidates start getting flyers in the mail every day, some telling them why they shouldn't vote...for themselves.

Rep. Peter King: upstate drone testing benefits entire nation
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Congressman Peter King talked drones Tuesday as he toured Griffiss International Airport alongside Congressman Richard Hanna.

Hanna's debate refusal sparks chirps from concerned citizen
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The race for the 22nd Congressional District ongoing, and with Congressman Richard Hanna's continued refusal to debate opponent Claudia Tenney, it's heating up quickly.

Herkimer mayor unseated by Republican challenger Tony Brindisi
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Voters in the Village of Herkimer decided to take their municipality in a new direction Tuesday night.