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Congresswoman Tenney to officially begin re-election campaign

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Freshman Congresswoman Claudia Tenney is set to officially begin her re-election campaign this weekend with events in Binghamton and the Utica-area.

Tenney will formally announce her candidacy Saturday at her new campaign headquarters in New Hartford.

Then on Sunday, she'll hold a campaign announcement and petition rally at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton.

The events run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.

Attendees are asked to register in advance by emailing RSVP@ClaudiaForCongress.com.

Local gun rights activists are already trying to mobilize their members to show up in support of the first-term Republican.

Meanwhile, members of the group Indivisible Binghamton, who oppose Tenney and the Trump agenda, plan a counter-rally starting at 1:30 p.m. outside of the hotel.

Utica-area Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, who announced his candidacy last June, is expected to be Tenney's Democratic opponent in November.

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