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Congressman Charged With Insider Trading Changes His Mind: He Won't Run Again

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Rep. Chris Collins said that by suspending his campaign, he was acting in the best interests of his constituents, the GOP and President Trump. But his name may stay on the ballot anyway.
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Indicted GOP Rep Changes His Plans

Indicted GOP Rep Changes His Plans

6 monthes ago   |   By Newser

In an about-face, US Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading. Collins released a statement Saturday morning saying he will suspend his campaign and fill out the rest of his term, the AP reports. Collins was indicted Wednesday on charges...
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Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-election Campaign After Insider Trading Charges

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-election Campaign After Insider Trading Charges

6 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Congressman Chris Collins this morning announced he would suspend his campaign for re-election. Collins, a Republican representing New York's 27 th District in the House, was indicted on insider trading charges earlier this week.
In a statement posted to Twitter, Collins said that Democrats "would like nothing more than to elect an 'Impeach Trump' Democrat" in the 27 th District,” and that "it is in the best interests of the constituents of NY-27, the Republican Party, and President Trump's agenda for me to suspend my campaign for re-election to Congress."
Federal prosecutors have charged...
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U.S. lawmaker charged with insider trading halts re-election bid

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. Representative Chris Collins, a Republican ally of President Donald Trump who has been charged with taking part in an insider trading scheme, said on Saturday he was suspending his campaign for re-election to Congress.
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Chris Collins, New York Congressman, Suspends Re-election Bid After Insider Trading Charges

6 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. Collins initially vowed to stay on the ballot but said it was “in the best interests” of his district, the Republican Party and the president's agenda to suspend his race.
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