The New York Post has endorsed Wendy Long, a New York lawyer, for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate:

...The Post today endorses the candidacy of Wendy Long, a lawyer, former congressional aide and longtime conservative activist, for the GOP nod.

She has a long record of involvement on the national level and on national issues.

Which is why she has picked up dozens of endorsements from leading national political figures, including former UN Ambassador John Bolton and ex­presidential candidate Steve Forbes.

Long faces Congressman Bob Turner and Nassau County comptroller George Maragos in Tuesday's GOP primary. The latest poll from Siena College shows Turner leading Long, 16 percent to 11 percent, with 80 percent saying they "didn't know" or had "no opinion."

The primary turnout in highly Democratic New York is expected to be low, but a high-profile endorsement from the New York Post could be enough to give Long a boost over Turner.

The Republican nominee will face incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in November.

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