Maloney won't challenge Gillibrand for Senate seat

Aug 7, 2009 | Posted by: Mr_Bill | Full story: www.buffalonews.com

The most prominent potential Democratic challenger to Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., withdrew from the race today.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-Manhattan, said she did not want to disrupt her work in the House by running for the Senate against Gillibrand in 2010.

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Teresa young

Sunnyvale, CA

#1 Aug 7, 2009
I think our elected prosecutor in elkhart county should do his job and our judge schmucker should haue to tell the truth especially when in robe but they do not follow the law he just is aloud to do as he fills
progressive

Lamoni, IA

#2 Aug 7, 2009
Elkhart county where? and this has what to do with the New York Senate race? and aloud and fills? teresa's middle school teachers have some work to do!
progressive

Lamoni, IA

#3 Aug 7, 2009
Now as to Carolyn Maloney. Excellent! Wise decision. She is good in the house, on economic matters. I might not totally agree with her - the woman I most admire is Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard professor - but she is an OK Congresswoman in an important position on the Joint Economic Committee. I do not expect to always agree with many New York types anyway. The last great one was Herbert Lehman, in the l950's. And the one who would have been great - because he was a wonderful, brilliant, great man, and Congressman - was John V. Lindsay - who should have been President, or Secretary of State, or Chief Justice of the U. S. He might even have been able to defeat Nixon in l972, if Democrats had been able to see his merits, and if he had not wasted his talents trying to solve the problems of New York City. He could have been a great Senator, at the very least.
Seen It Before

Buffalo, NY

#4 Aug 7, 2009
Good, Maloney is a one issue candidate and her issue is GUN CONTROL. More laws will not deter crime and only limit honest people from having a gun.
progressive

Lamoni, IA

#6 Aug 8, 2009
I think you are mistaken. She concentrates on economic matters. I suspect you may be thinking of another Congresswoman from New York.
Seen It Before

Buffalo, NY

#7 Aug 8, 2009
progressive wrote:
I think you are mistaken. She concentrates on economic matters. I suspect you may be thinking of another Congresswoman from New York.
Yes my mistake was thinking McCarthy from Long Island.

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