Wendy Long romps to win GOP Senate nomination

U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long while campaigning in

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U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long while campaigning in Garden City, Long Island. (June 25, 2012) (Credit: Barry Sloan)

Manhattan lawyer Wendy Long earned her party's nomination to oppose incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand for her U.S. Senate seat, while incumbent Congressman Eliot Engel easily fended off a challenge from challenger Aniello Grimaldi on Tuesday night.

Long convincingly defeated fellow Republicans Bob Turner, a House member representing Brooklyn and Queens, and Nassau County Comptroller George...

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