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Portrait of Carolyn B. Maloney

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Carolyn B. Maloney

NY-12 (D)
A leader in Congress since 1992, Congressmember Maloney was first elected by unseating an established Republican incumbent. She has a strong and consistent record in Washington, fighting tirelessly for New York. She is well-respected by both her colleagues and constitutents, and has been described as a “prolific” legislator by the New York Times.
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How does Carolyn align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: As the Ranking Democrat and former Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, Congressmember Maloney leads the way in addressing the nation's economic problems. She supports innovative projects to replace crumbling infrastructure, making transit easier and creating jobs for New York's economy. A former teacher, she supports debt-free college, student loan refinancing, and the expansion and improvement of STEM education.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Maloney has been a champion of LGBT rights. She cosponsored the Equality Act and introduced the Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act to extend FMLA benefits to those in domestic partnerships. She supports comprehensive, bipartisan immigration reform that protects the nation's borders while upholding American values and human decency.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Maloney champions women's rights. She helped pass key anti-rape legislation, the Debbie Smith Act, which increases funding to process DNA evidence from sexual assault cases. She supports women's access to family planning, breast cancer screening, and serves as the co-chair of the Human Trafficking Caucus. She believes in creating a safer New York through enhanced gun safety legislation.
Background information
  • Politician
  • Ceiling Crasher
  • Educator
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Carolyn B. Maloney has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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