September 8, 2016

Schumer’s opponent on Clinton: Coughing is a sign of lying

SOURCE: The Hill

Wendy Long, who is challenging Sen. Chuck Schumer for his Senate seat, jested Wednesday that coughing is a sign of lying, referring to Hillary Clinton’s widely publicized coughing fit earlier this week.

“I have been noticing lately the different effects that lying can have on different people,” Long said at the Conservative Party of New York convention, where Donald Trump also spoke.

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September 5, 2016

Q&A: GOP U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long on tackling opioid addiction, need for term limits


Wendy Long is criss-crossing the state to spread her message — one she hopes will lead to a major upset in November’s election.

Long, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, is challenging U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer. Political prognosticators rate the race “safe Democratic.” A Siena Research Institute poll released Wednesday found Long trails Schumer, D-N.Y., by 39 points.

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August 31, 2016

Trump, Long win Tea Party poll

SOURCE: Manchester Newspapers.

It was a good week for the Republican Party at the Washington County Fair.

Each election year, the Washington County Tea Party Patriots conduct a straw poll at their booth, asking those who stop by who they plan to vote for. This year’s poll was for both the presidential election and the senate election. The Republican nominee won each by a large margin.

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August 23, 2016

Wendy Long responds to criticism of her remarks about Syracuse’s North Side (Commentary)


On a recent visit to Syracuse, I visited the North Side.

I tweeted some photos reflecting what I saw and heard from citizens, in no particular order. Reporter Mark Weiner then wrote a story that opened with a lie, magnified by the headline writer, that I “linked rising crime with” the mosque that now occupies the former Holy Trinity Church.

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August 18, 2016

Wendy Long attacks Sen. Chuck Schumer on visa program

SOURCE: Newsday.

WASHINGTON — Republican Wendy Long charged Thursday that her Democratic opponent, Sen. Chuck Schumer, has engaged in “pay to play” by raising campaign funds from developers who benefit from the federal immigrant investor program.

Schumer has raised $1 million from real estate interests since 2011, including a law firm with a prominent practice in the EB-5 visa program that has contributed $82,200 to his campaign fund, according to a Long news release. It did not include a specific case.

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August 10, 2016

Long Cheers Trump’s Economic Plan

SOURCE: State of Politics.

Wendy Long, the Republican running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Chuck Schumer, tied herself even more closely to Donald Trump on Monday, cheering his proposed economic plan.

In a statement, Long declared she is “100 percent behind” Trump’s push to cut taxes and regulations, which he rolled out today as he seeks to reframe his campaign following a difficult week.

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