Published November 16, 2016
A story on CNN interviews James Battista, associate professor of political science, about the battle of wills that is expected to take place between Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer once the President-elect takes office and the Democratic Senator becomes minority leader, a clash that experts say could be one of the most intriguing stories of 2017. "He's broadly seen as a Manhattan guy who is working at not appearing so much of a Manhattan guy," Battista said, adding that Schumer had taken pains to understand the concerns of Western New York, including campaigns to keep the Buffalo Bills from relocating. "He's somebody who has always seemed to be comfortable sitting down and talking to the Rust Beltier parts of New York." The story appeared on CNN affiliates around the country, including WFSB-TV in Hartford, KPHO-TV in Phoenix, WKMG-TV in Orlando and KPRC-TV in Houston.
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