24th Congressional District http://wrvo.org en Katko selected by GOP as designated candidate to challenge Maffei http://wrvo.org/post/katko-selected-gop-designated-candidate-challenge-maffei <p>Former U.S. Attorney John Katko walked out of the Republican convention in Syracuse this weekend as the party designated GOP candidate in the race for central New York's 24th Congressional District. It was the culmination of months of politicking by eight candidates who wanted the chance to unseat democrat Dan Maffei.<br /><br />"Cayuga, Wayne County, Oswego and Onondaga County has selected on the first round of voting to take on Dan Maffei, U.S. Attorney John Katko."<br /> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:22:23 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52123 at http://wrvo.org Katko selected by GOP as designated candidate to challenge Maffei GOP nominates candidate to challenge Maffei http://wrvo.org/post/gop-nominates-candidate-challenge-maffei <p>Former federal prosecutor John Katko has won the endorsement of the Republican Party in the race for the 24th Congressional District. &nbsp;He garnered enough votes out of a field of seven candidates, to get the nomination on one ballot at a GOP convention in Syracuse <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1509901718" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Saturday</span></span>. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:02:30 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52086 at http://wrvo.org GOP nominates candidate to challenge Maffei Eight potential Maffei challengers attend GOP forum to make their case http://wrvo.org/post/eight-potential-maffei-challengers-attend-gop-forum-make-their-case <p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:56:43 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52027 at http://wrvo.org Eight potential Maffei challengers attend GOP forum to make their case GOP in 24th Congressional District prepares to endorse candidate for November election http://wrvo.org/post/gop-24th-congressional-district-prepares-endorse-candidate-november-election <p></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:54:08 +0000 Gino Geruntino 51627 at http://wrvo.org Congressman Dan Maffei on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/congressman-dan-maffei-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">In 2012, the voters in the 24th Congressional district gave <a href="http://maffei.house.gov/" target="_blank">Dan&nbsp;Maffei</a></span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;a second chance when they chose him to replace Ann Marie Buerkle</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">, after she had defeated him just two years before.&nbsp; Now a year in to his new term in o Sun, 26 Jan 2014 21:03:00 +0000 Grant Reeher 50289 at http://wrvo.org Congressman Dan Maffei on The Campbell Conversations GOP searching for candidate to run for 24th congressional district http://wrvo.org/post/gop-searching-candidate-run-24th-congressional-district <p></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:19:53 +0000 Ellen Abbott 44741 at http://wrvo.org GOP searching for candidate to run for 24th congressional district Buerkle says she will not run for Congress in 2014 http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-says-she-will-not-run-congress-2014 <p></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:52:24 +0000 WRVO News 44707 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle says she will not run for Congress in 2014 Maffei marks 100 days back in office by talking jobs http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-marks-100-days-back-office-talking-jobs <p>Central New York's congressman has marked his first 100 days back in office by laying out a blueprint for jobs and the economy. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:15:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 36319 at http://wrvo.org Maffei marks 100 days back in office by talking jobs Maffei listening tour focuses on area businesses http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-listening-tour-focuses-area-businesses <p>Syracuse-area Rep. Dan Maffei is getting reacquainted with central New York voters. The first of a series of listening tours this week focused on business in the new 24th Congressional District. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:20:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32076 at http://wrvo.org Maffei listening tour focuses on area businesses Rep. Buerkle says serving in Congress was an honor http://wrvo.org/post/rep-buerkle-says-serving-congress-was-honor <p>Last week, the Syracuse area saw returning Democrat Congressman Dan Maffei sworn-in and Republican Representative Ann Marie Buerkle leave office. WRVO's Catherine Loper spoke with Buerkle about the ups and downs of her time in Washington, D.C. Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:23:02 +0000 Catherine Loper 31517 at http://wrvo.org Rep. Buerkle says serving in Congress was an honor "Redshirt sophomore" Maffei ready to return to Congress http://wrvo.org/post/redshirt-sophomore-maffei-ready-return-congress <p>Members of the 113th Congress will be sworn in January 3 -- and part of the new Congress will be a familiar face returning to Washington to represent the Syracuse area in a redistricted seat. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:45:58 +0000 Ellen Abbott 31224 at http://wrvo.org "Redshirt sophomore" Maffei ready to return to Congress Buerkle concedes 24th District race to Maffei http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-concedes-24th-district-race-maffei <p>Republican congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle stepped out of the federal office building in downtown Syracuse this afternoon, gave county party chair Tom Dadey a hug, and conceded the race for New York's 24th Congressional District to Democrat Dan Maffei. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 20:59:02 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28912 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle concedes 24th District race to Maffei Maffei claims victory, Buerkle not conceding 24th District race http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-claims-victory-buerkle-not-conceding-24th-district-race <p>In a statement released Tuesday morning, Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle indicated she is still not conceding her race to represent central New York's 24th congressional district, despite trailing by about 4 percent to Democrat Dan Maffei. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:30:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28765 at http://wrvo.org Area seniors worried about entitlement cuts http://wrvo.org/post/area-seniors-worried-about-entitlement-cuts <p>Seniors in the 24th congressional district are worried about the future of Medicare and Social Security according to a poll conducted by the AARP.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:49:14 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28493 at http://wrvo.org Area seniors worried about entitlement cuts Profile: Dan Maffei working to get back to Congress http://wrvo.org/post/profile-dan-maffei-working-get-back-congress <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contended races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at Democrat Dan Maffei, who is trying to win back the seat in Congress he lost two years ago by the slimmest of margins to Republican Rep. Ann Marie Buekle. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:18:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28436 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Dan Maffei working to get back to Congress Rozum accuses GOP donors of trying to "game the election" http://wrvo.org/post/rozum-accuses-gop-donors-trying-game-election <p>The Green Party's candidate for central New York's congressional seat is giving away some recent large campaign contributions she received. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28469 at http://wrvo.org Rozum accuses GOP donors of trying to "game the election" Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term http://wrvo.org/post/profile-ann-marie-buerkle-working-2nd-term <p>WRVO News is interviewing and profiling candidates in the region who are running in contended races.&nbsp; Ellen Abbot took a closer look at&nbsp; Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle. The Republican from Onondaga Hill won her seat in Congress two years ago by the thinnest of margins - only 648 votes.&nbsp; She's looking for a second term in the newly drawn 24th Congressional District. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:42:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28432 at http://wrvo.org Profile: Ann Marie Buerkle working for a 2nd term Rozum runs first campaign ad http://wrvo.org/post/rozum-runs-first-campaign-ad <p>Ursula Rozum, Green Party candidate for Congress in the 24th congressional district, is beginning to run her first television campaign ad in the final days before the November 6 election. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:18:37 +0000 Catherine Loper 28404 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo brings popularity to Syracuse to stump for Maffei http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-brings-popularity-syracuse-stump-maffei <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo brought his high popularity numbers to Syracuse Friday to campaign with a fellow Democrat who is in a tight congressional race. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:27:28 +0000 Ryan Delaney 28171 at http://wrvo.org Charles Schumer endorses Dan Maffei http://wrvo.org/post/charles-schumer-endorses-dan-maffei <p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif"><font>Congressional hopeful Dan Maffei has the support of one of the state's top democrats as he tries to unseat incumbent Republican Ann Marie Buerkle.</font></span></p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:28:36 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27347 at http://wrvo.org Charles Schumer endorses Dan Maffei Dan Maffei on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/dan-maffei-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt">The race for New York’s 24<font size="2"><span style="font-size:9.3pt"><sup>th</sup></span></font> congressional district seat is one of the most hotly contested and closely watched contests in the country. In an interview that took place on September 18<font size="2"><span style="font-size:9.3pt"><sup>th</sup></span></font>, Democratic challenger Dan Maffei -- the former holder of the seat who’s challenging Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle in a rematch -- looks back on his previous campaign.</span></font></span></font></p><p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:29:01 +0000 Grant Reeher 26895 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate Rozum says she has been pressured to leave the race http://wrvo.org/post/green-party-candidate-rozum-says-she-has-been-pressured-leave-race <p>Green Party candidate Ursula Rozum says she's been pressured to drop out of the race in the 24th Congressional district. &nbsp;She won't say who's putting that pressure on her, but says she has the ability to take votes away from both major party candidates, Democratic challenger Dan Maffei, and incumbent Republican Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:31:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 27013 at http://wrvo.org Green Party candidate Rozum says she has been pressured to leave the race Controversial ad causing congressional race to heat up http://wrvo.org/post/controversial-ad-causing-congressional-race-heat <p>A political ad is making waves in the race for the 24th congressional district. At issue, is a piece of legislation regarding federal funding for abortion, specifically the language regarding rape victims who want an abortion. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:41:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26954 at http://wrvo.org Representative Buerkle wants candidate town hall meetings http://wrvo.org/post/representative-buerkle-wants-candidate-town-hall-meetings <p>Representative Ann Marie Buerkle has challenged her two competitors to participate in a series of four joint town hall meetings before the November 6 election.</p><p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:31:02 +0000 Catherine Loper 26498 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle and Maffei in virtual tie http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-and-maffei-virtual-tie <p><span lang="">Democratic congressional candidate Dan Maffei and incumbent Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle head into the fall campaign in a statistical tie, two years after Republican Buerkle unseated Maffei by only 648 votes. </span> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:55:43 +0000 Durrie Lawrence & Catherine Loper 25295 at http://wrvo.org Buerkle on election gender gap and the GOP http://wrvo.org/post/buerkle-election-gender-gap-and-gop <p>The gender gap looms large in the upcoming election. &nbsp;Depending on the polls you look at, women support Democrats over Republicans by 10 to 20 percent but that does not necessarily mean the GOP is abandoning the women's vote, especially in the hotly contested 24th Congressional district race.</p><p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:52:22 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25150 at http://wrvo.org National Republicans release campaign ad in Maffei-Buerkle race http://wrvo.org/post/national-republicans-release-campaign-ad-maffei-buerkle-race <p>Last week, Democratic candidate Dan Maffei released the first television commercial in the highly contested 24th Congressional district. Now, the second ad for that race has come out, and it takes a decidedly different tone.<br> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:50:35 +0000 Catherine Loper 25098 at http://wrvo.org Ursula Rozum on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/ursula-rozum-campbell-conversations <p>Running in her first race for public office, Ursula&nbsp;<span class="il">Rozum</span> is the Green Party candidate for Congress in New York's 24th district.&nbsp; She's going up against the incumbent Republican Ann Marie&nbsp;Buerkle and Democratic challenger Dan Maffei.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 21:01:35 +0000 Grant Reeher 24568 at http://wrvo.org Richard Hanna on being a "moderate" http://wrvo.org/post/richard-hanna-being-moderate <p>Central New York Representative Richard Hanna knows he comes down on the moderate side of his Republican colleagues in Congress.</p><p>Speaking this week during a visit to Central Square, which sits in the newly drawn 22nd congressional district he is running for re-election in, the first-term congressman talked about influences from his more conservative colleagues.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:53:33 +0000 Ryan Delaney 24135 at http://wrvo.org Taxes debated in 24th Congressional district race http://wrvo.org/post/taxes-debated-24th-congressional-district-race <p>The debate over extending the Bush-era tax cuts is very much an issue in the race for the 24th Congressional district.&nbsp;&nbsp; Democrat Dan Maffei is criticizing incumbent Ann Marie Buerkle&#39;s support for keeping the tax cuts in place for everyone.</p><p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:21:24 +0000 Ellen Abbott 23986 at http://wrvo.org