michael long http://wamc.org en The Capitol Connection #1228 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1228 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Michael Long, longtime chair of the New York State Conservative Party. They discuss the party&rsquo;s enrollment efforts, redistricting, Mitt Romney&rsquo;s presidential campaign, and how conservatives can compete with New York&rsquo;s large number of registered Democrats.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 02:30:16 +0000 Alan Chartock 42951 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1228 Conservative chair Long: Party backs Romney http://wamc.org/post/conservative-chair-long-party-backs-romney <p>The longtime chair of the New York State Conservative Party says that while his wing of the Republican Party did not always back presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney, it is now firmly behind the former Massachusetts Governor&rsquo;s campaign. Michael Long spoke to WAMC&rsquo;s Alan Chartock on this week&rsquo;s Capitol Connection program.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:33:48 +0000 Alan Chartock 42876 at http://wamc.org