wendy long http://wamc.org en Prosecutor: Conservative Scholar Lied To Candidate http://wamc.org/post/prosecutor-conservative-scholar-lied-candidate <p></p><p>A prosecutor says a Republican U.S. Senate candidate from New York told investigators that a conservative scholar and author lied to her about the source of campaign donations.</p><p>Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie Cohen made the disclosure Friday as Dinesh D'Souza pleaded not guilty to charges that he violated campaign finance laws. D'Souza is the creator of the documentary "2016: Obama's America."</p><p>He was released after his Manhattan court appearance on $500,000 bond. His travel is restricted to the United States.</p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:40:52 +0000 Dave Lucas 82565 at http://wamc.org Prosecutor: Conservative Scholar Lied To Candidate The Capitol Connection #1242 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1242 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Wendy Long, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate running against incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand. They discuss abortion, tax reform, hydrofracking, and jobs.</p> Sat, 20 Oct 2012 02:30:20 +0000 Alan Chartock 50121 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1242 Senate candidate Long urges fracking http://wamc.org/post/senate-candidate-long-urges-fracking <p>U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long, the Republican challenging incumbent New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand, says the controversial gas drilling process called hydrofracking — currently being studied by the state — is safe. Long told WAMC’s Alan Chartock on the Capitol Connection program this week that the economic benefits of fracking are too great not to go forward with drilling.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:40:04 +0000 Alan Chartock 50103 at http://wamc.org Senate candidate Long urges fracking Long Wins NY Senate GOP Primary to Face Gillibrand http://wamc.org/post/long-wins-ny-senate-gop-primary-face-gillibrand <p>The fall ballot has been clarified after Tuesday&rsquo;s primaries, and a political newcomer is set to run for the Senate. WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>New York City Attorney Wendy Long ran as a staunch conservative to win New York&#39;s Republican Senate primary and now faces a broader and more liberal electorate as she takes on Democratic incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand.</p><p>Long took home 51 percent of the vote, easily defeating U.S. Representative Bob Turner and Nassau County comptroller George Maragos.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:00:44 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41916 at http://wamc.org Long Wins NY Senate GOP Primary to Face Gillibrand