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Carolyn Maloney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York’s 12th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Nydia Velázquez
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York’s 14th district
In office
January 3, 1993 â€“ January 3, 2013
Preceded by Susan Molinari
Succeeded by Joseph Crowley
Personal details
Born Carolyn Jane Bosher
(1946-02-19) February 19, 1946 (age 70)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Clifton Maloney (1937–2009)
Children 2
Education Greensboro College (BA)

While men's rights are guaranteed by specific language in the Constitution, women's equal rights aren't mentioned.
Carolyn Maloney
The proposal that men and women should be treated equally under the law is hardly a controversial concept.
Carolyn Maloney
If you ask around, it's pretty easy to find someone who has a bank account overdraft horror story to tell.
Carolyn Maloney
Women deserve the same permanent rights and explicit protections given men in the Constitution.
Carolyn Maloney
The only way to ensure equality for women is to clearly declare it in our Constitution.
Carolyn Maloney
In America, we have long stood by the principle that the protections of the law are not meant just for some.
Carolyn Maloney
I was proud to be an original cosponsor of the Violence Against Women Act when Congress passed it in 1994, and was proud to support the previous renewals in 2000 and 2005. These bills always enjoyed large, bipartisan support.
Carolyn Maloney
Nine out of ten adult Americans have a checking account. It's the most widely used financial services product in the United States.
Carolyn Maloney
We need a mayor who knows how to balance a budget, who understands the urgency of delivering all the services that a great city needs, who understand the need of working families.
Carolyn Maloney
I believe very strongly in paid sick leave.
We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.
Carolyn Maloney