Wendy E. Long — American Lawyer born on December 30, 1960,

Wendy Elizabeth Long is an American litigation attorney. She was the nominee of the Republican Party and the Conservative Party of New York State in November 2012 for the United States Senate in New York. She lost the general election to incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand by 44 percentage points... (wikipedia)

I would not waste time, as Senator Gillibrand does, on things such as dictating a national minimum driving age and sponsoring a 'National Day of Play.' I'd help New Yorkers understand that we get less in value from Washington than what we send there in taxes.
I've spent a great deal of time over the past decade as a caregiver for various family members. It gives me a perspective on the struggles that many New Yorkers face with illness, disability, health care, insurance difficulties, and trying to work with and also take care of family members.
Public officials insult our intelligence and our goodwill when they paint rosy pictures about budgets, jobs, bipartisanship, and transparency, and alter their positions on issues simply to keep collecting their paycheck by never disagreeing or disappointing anyone.
I had a dream to become a mounted policewoman.
I have been in private law practice in New York City, where my husband and I are raising our children.