Carolyn Maloney

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Carolyn Maloney
Carolyn Maloney, official portrait, 116th congress.jpg
Chair of the House Oversight Committee
Assumed office
November 20, 2019
Acting: October 17, 2019 – November 20, 2019
Preceded byElijah Cummings
Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Preceded byMike Lee
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
Assumed office
January 3, 1993
Preceded byBill Green
Constituency14th district (1993–2013)
12th district (2013–present)
Member of the New York City Council
In office
January 1, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byRobert Rodriguez
Succeeded byAndrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Constituency8th district (1983–91)
4th district (1992–93)
Personal details
Born
Carolyn Jane Bosher

(1946-02-19) February 19, 1946 (age 74)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Clifton Maloney
(m. 1976; died 2009)
Children2
EducationGreensboro College (BA)
WebsiteHouse website

Carolyn Bosher Maloney (née Carolyn Jane Bosher, February 19, 1946) is an American politician. She is the U.S. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district since 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

On October 17, 2019, Maloney was chosen by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to become acting chair of the House Oversight Committee after the death of Elijah Cummings,[1][2] and won the election to become chair on November 20.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maloney to be acting House oversight chair after Cummings death aide". Reuters. October 17, 2019.
  2. "'There can be no slowdown': Dems keep up impeachment push while mourning Cummings". Politico. October 17, 2019. Retrieved October 18, 2019.
  3. Ferris, Sarah (November 20, 2019). "Rep. Carolyn Maloney wins election to chair House Oversight Committee". Politico. Retrieved November 20, 2019.