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Disputed Ballots Must Be Counted In US House Primary

The New York Times reports: A federal judge in Manhattan ruled late Monday that at least 1,000 disputed ballots in a closely watched Democratic congressional primary should be counted, upending a race that remains undecided six weeks after the election and that has drawn the attention of President Trump and embarrassed the New York City Board of Elections. The ruling …

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Lawmakers Seek Funding To Keep USPS Running

CBS News reports: Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, postal workers have been on the front lines, considered “essential workers” who must continue to do their jobs as usual while others stay home. But some lawmakers are warning that without more support, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) could completely shut down in the next few months, threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of …

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House Committee Threatens To Subpoena Betsy DeVos After She Blows Them Off For Trump Campaign Events

She’ll probably just ignore it. Nothing matters anymore. House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) warned Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday that the panel may subpoena her to testify after she attended campaign events on behalf of President Trump rather than testifying before the committee. The committee chair wrote that while DeVos is not barred from campaigning for the …

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House Committee Sues Ross And Barr For Defying Subpoena For Records On Census Citizenship Question

Courthouse News reports: Riding on a unanimous Supreme Court ruling effectively blocking the Trump administration from including a citizenship question on the 2020 census, the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday sued Attorney General Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for not responding to a congressional subpoena for records on the hotly debated issue. Barr and Ross have refused to …

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Rep. Carolyn Maloney To Succeed Late Elijah Cummings As Chairperson Of The House Oversight Committee

Axios reports: Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) will become the first woman to chair the House Oversight Committee, after defeating Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) in a caucus-wide vote. Maloney has been acting as the committee’s chair since the Oct. 17 death of Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) Leading the Oversight Committee will thrust Maloney into the center of the impeachment inquiry into …

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Trump Invited Only Republicans To Signing Of 9/11 Victims Bill, Freezing Out Bill’s NYC Democrat Author

Captain Petty strikes again: President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a permanent extension of the 9/11 fund, which would guarantee compensation for victims and responders. It marked a capstone to a massive legislative push that involved moving testimony from survivors, impassioned advocacy from responders, and a bipartisan lift from lawmakers. But at the signing ceremony at the White …

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Think Progress Names The Eleven Best House Reps For LGBT Rights

Last week Think Progress named the seven most anti-gay members of the U.S. House, basing their selections on bills presented during the current session. Using the same criteria, today they give us the eleven best reps for LGBT rights. My own Congresswoman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, makes the list for her bill to provide same-sex couples equal access to unpaid leave.

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NYC’s U.S. House Members: It Gets Better

Clip description: Members of New York City’s Congressional Delegation — Reps. Jerrold Nadler, Ed Towns, Eliot Engel, Carolyn Maloney, Joe Crowley and Jose Serrano — released a video to combat the scourge of suicide among LGBT American youths. They join thousands of others across the country working to help those who are at risk. The It Gets Better Project was …

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HRC’s 2010 Congressional Scorecard

Shown above are the ratings for my three reps in Congress, according to how the HRC judges their support for LGBT issues. Another benefit of living in this moonbat commie/socialist paradise. The HRC notes via press release: In the House, 145 members scored 90 percent or above, compared to 128 members last congress. In the Senate, those scoring 90 percent …

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Maloney Won’t Challenge Gillibrand

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-UES, my Congressperson) has backed out of her plan to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the 2010 election. “The right decision for me and the people I represent is to stay in the House of Representatives and use the leadership positions I hold, including Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, to get things done. I make this …

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Sen. Gillibrand Pledges To Sponsor DADT Repeal, Says “I Stand With Dan Choi”

Sen. Kristin Gillibrand (D-NY) has published an opinion piece on Huffington Post in which she declares, “I stand with Lt. Dan Choi.” Gillibrand goes on to pledge to cosponsor a repeal of DADT. I am firmly committed to repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. To that end, I am working closely with Congressman Murphy and Senator Kennedy’s offices to develop support …

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The WPA On The UES

My congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (whom I adore) is telling her constituents how the Second Avenue subway construction is helping the city economically. Yesterday, Representative Carolyn Maloney released a report detailing how construction for the Second Avenue Subway, as well as the East Side Access plan, have helped out the economy. According to the findings, the Second Ave Subway has created …

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New York Primary Deadline Is Friday, Register To Vote Online Via LGBT Center

This Friday, August 15th, is the deadline to register for New York’s September 9th primary. The NYC Gay & Lesbian Community Center has a goal of registering 2000 new LGBT voters by then. You can register to vote online via their site. All of New York’s 29 seats in the House of Representatives are in contention, as are all 436 …

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