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Prosecutors recommend former Rep. Chris Collins receive nearly five years for insider trading

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., attends a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee markup in Rayburn Building on June 13, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Former Rep. Chris Collins, President Donald Trump’s first congressional supporter, should serve nearly five years in prison for insider trading and lying to the FBI, federal prosecutors recommended to a judge Monday. A lengthy sentence is necessary “to promote respect ...

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Rep. Christopher Collins resigning and expected to plead guilty of insider-trading case

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., attends a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee markup in Rayburn Building on June 13, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Christopher Collins, a Republican from New York who was an early supporter of Donald Trump’s presidential run, is resigning from his seat, according to officials in Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. The congressman, was charged last year with trading on ...

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GOP Rep. Collins declares victory after absentee count

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins declared victory Tuesday in his western New York district, saying a count of absentee ballots preserved his lead over Democratic challenger Nate McMurray. “Congressman Collins led and won on election ...

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Indicted Rep. Chris Collins in tight race in his heavily Republican Buffalo-area district, poll finds

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., who is under federal indictment for alleged insider trading and lying to investigators, is locked in a close race for reelection in his heavily Republican Buffalo-area district, a new poll finds. Three weeks from Election Day, ...

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Indicted US Rep. Collins: I’m running, will serve if elected

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted U.S. Rep. Chris Collins said Wednesday he’ll campaign for his western New York seat, vowing to serve if voters re-elect him in November. The Republican’s announcement on Twitter came two days after he said he ...

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GOP officials: Indicted Rep. Chris Collins to stay on ballot

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of New York will remain on the November ballot despite previously suspending his campaign, confounding Republican Party leaders in his district Monday who had counted on Collins’ cooperation to replace him. ...

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Indicted New York congressman calls criminal probe a shock

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Indicted Republican Rep. Chris Collins said it was “the shock of all shocks” when he learned from two federal agents that he was under criminal investigation, and he acknowledged reports that he had rejected a plea ...

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