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No 'Democrat-light' for GOP candidate Wendy Long
Following her victory in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, Wendy Long made clear she wasn’t going to be “Democrat-light” when she takes on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Long thinks that would be a fatal error.
"I think the way we win in this state is by being a Ronald Reagan Republican, and Ronald Reagan didn't pursue some middle-of-the-road strategy," Long said. "He was...