Wendy Long romps to win GOP Senate nomination

U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long while campaigning in

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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