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  • Carolyn McCarthy, Mike McIntyre to retire

    01/08/2014 12:09:46 PM PST · by amnestynone · 26 replies
    politico ^ | 01/08/20174 | John Bresnahan
    North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre and New York Rep. Carolyn McCarthy will not seek reelection this year, according to multiple Democratic sources familiar with their plans – marking a blow to Democratic efforts to win control of the House. The 57-year-old McIntyre, who was elected in 1996 to the Wilmington-area congressional seat, narrowly defeated Republican state Sen. David Rouzer in 2012 and was poised to face him in a 2014 rematch. His retirement from the heavily Republican district will further thin the ranks of Blue Dog Democrats. It comes less than a month after another Blue Dog, Utah Rep. Jim...
  • [Rep. Carolyn] McCarthy diagnosed with lung cancer

    06/03/2013 6:06:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 3, 2013
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) said Monday that she had been diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer, and would soon begin treatment for the disease.
  • McCarthy: I will embarrass Obama on gun control

    12/14/2012 2:47:20 PM PST · by ColdOne · 158 replies
    politico44 ^ | 12/14/12 | REID J. EPSTEIN
    In the wake of the deadly Connecticut school shooting, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said she has warned the White House “the gloves are off” if President Obama fails to act on the issue. McCarthy (D-N.Y.), the foremost gun control advocate in Congress, said she spoke with White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew before Election Day and told him she will exert pressure on the White House to push for gun control legislation. “I said, ‘Jack, I know the president is going through an election and I’m telling you after the election I’m coming out full force,’” McCarthy told POLITICO Friday....
  • Democrats move to limit guns, threatening language in shooting's wake

    01/11/2011 12:40:55 PM PST · by neverdem · 87 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 01/11/11 6: | Susan Ferrechio
    Reacting to the assassination attempt on one of their own, two House members on Monday said they will introduce legislation that would ban certain ammunition clips and make it illegal to threaten a federal official, both of which they say contributed to the mass casualties in a shooting rampage in Tuscson over the weekend. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y., plans to introduce a bill that would ban high-capacity ammunition clips like the one used by Jared Loughner, the gunman accused of killing 6 and injuring 14, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., as they gathered at a “Congress on Your Corner” event....
  • Carolyn McCarthy readies gun control bill

    01/09/2011 10:52:29 PM PST · by Sprite518 · 52 replies
    One of the fiercest gun-control advocates in Congress, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.), pounced on the shooting massacre in Tucson Sunday, promising to introduce legislation as soon as Monday targeting the high-capacity ammunition the gunman used.
  • Tea Party Town Hall To Defeat Carolyn McCarthy

    10/21/2010 5:05:51 PM PDT · by DebraAI · 3 replies
    Tea Party CPAC ^ | October 21, 2010 | Tea Party CPAC
    Tea Party Town Hall With Fran Becker (R) & Tea Party CPAC Join Us at Tiger Schulmann’s located at – 274 Sunrise Highway Rockville Center, NY 11570 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM Date: October 27th, 2010 Fran Becker is a Conservative Republican and well known all over Long Island. He is running against Rep. Carolyn McCarthy. He will be joining Michael Lodispoto and Adi Ruvolo of the Tea Party CPAC at Tiger Schulmann’s dojo. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy is a staunch liberal. Carolyn McCarthy has voted with a majority of her Democratic colleagues 98.0% of the time during the current Congress....
  • Fran Becker to Challenge Rep. Carolyn McCarthy for NY-4

    06/29/2010 7:05:46 PM PDT · by rightwingwoman · 9 replies
    Long Island Herald ^ | 6/16/10 | Mary Malloy
    Francis Becker to challenge Carolyn McCarthy Lynbrook's county legislator announces run for Congress against incumbent
  • Gov't awards $234 million in AmeriCorps expansion

    06/07/2010 6:55:13 AM PDT · by MollyKuehl · 34 replies · 168+ views
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  • No Fly List might become "No Gun" List

    05/19/2009 12:50:16 PM PDT · by neverdem · 69 replies · 1,832+ views ^ | 5/19/2009 | NA
    NY Rep introduces bill to turn "No Fly" list into "no gun" list Notorious Anti-gunner Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy has introduced a bill that would takes name from the so-called "no fly list" and place them in the National Instant Criminal Background Check system as ineligible to purchase a firearm. H.R. 2401, the so-called "No Fly, No Buy Act of 2009" uses provisions of the Patriot Act and the Brady Bill to attack the Second Amendment rights of American travelers. It should be no surprise that McCarthy, an anti-gun leader extraordinaire, would introduce such a bill. In recent years, such legislation...
  • From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy[“no fly list”-Can't be eligible to buy guns]

    05/18/2009 8:52:05 AM PDT · by BGHater · 35 replies · 1,180+ views
    Floral Park Dispatch ^ | 14 May 2009 | Carolyn McCarthy
    McCarthy and Steve Israel Announce ‘No Fly, No Buy’ Act On May 13 Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy and Congressman Steve Israel (NY-02) hosted a press conference to announce the introduction of the No Fly, No Buy Act, which seeks to close the ‘terror gap’ by preventing people whose names appear on the Transportation Security Administration’s terrorist “no fly list” from being eligible to buy guns. At the event, McCarthy and Israel were flanked by law enforcement officials and joined by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence to highlight the importance of keeping guns out of the hands of people that...
  • H.R. 2324--Aiming At Registering Gun Owners And Putting Gun Shows Out Of Business

    05/09/2009 12:17:40 AM PDT · by neverdem · 37 replies · 3,552+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | May 08, 2009 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   H.R. 2324--Aiming At Registering Gun Owners And Putting Gun Shows Out Of Business   Friday, May 08, 2009   On May 6, at a press conference with Paul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign, U.S. Representatives Michael Castle (R-Del.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) introduced H.R. 2324--the "Gun Show Loophole Closing Act."  Masquerading as reform, H.R. 2324 would impose severe bureaucratic restrictions aimed at shutting down gun shows. The bill is essentially a re-introduction of the failed H.R. 96, introduced in the 110th Congress.  Despite changes from the Lautenberg juvenile justice amendment of...
  • House Passes Volunteerism Bill Critics Call Pricey, Forced Service

    03/18/2009 5:44:07 PM PDT · by joygrace · 51 replies · 2,681+ views
    FoxNews ^ | March 18,2009, Wednesday | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a measure Wednesday that supporters are calling the most sweeping reform of nationally-backed volunteer programs since AmeriCorps. But some opponents are strongly criticizing the legislation, calling it expensive indoctrination and forced advocacy. The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, known as the GIVE Act -- sponsored by Reps. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y, and George Miller, D-Calif. -- was approved by a 321-105 vote and now goes to the Senate.
  • H.R. 1388 GIVE ACT, Hidden Billions, to be Voted tomorrow

    03/17/2009 5:16:28 PM PDT · by joygrace · 33 replies · 3,474+ views
    Congressional Budget Office ^ | March 17, 2009 | Peter Fontaine, Ass. Dir.Budget Analysis
    “H.R. 1388 would amend and reauthorize programs established under the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (NCSA) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (DVSA). Assuming appropriation of the estimated amounts, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would cost $481 million in 2010 and about $6 billion over the 2010-2014 period.Enacting the bill would not affect direct spending or receipts. H.R. 1388 contains no intergovernmental mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA) and would impose no costs on state, local, or tribal governments.H.R. 1388 contains no private-sector mandates as defined in UMRA. ESTIMATED COST TO...
  • ***Obama Wants YOU to Serve, HR 1388 The Give Act reform National Service Laws-VOTE on

    03/16/2009 8:19:53 PM PDT · by joygrace · 106 replies · 4,196+ views
    The Whipping Post Republican Whip ^ | March 16, 2009, 9:43pm | Rep. Eric Cantor
    Tonight, Republican Minority Whip Eric Cantor announced an update to the House Schedule for this week. H.R. 1388, The Give Act, is scheduled for Wednesday. Note: The title is “Anticipated Floor Schedule.” The Whipping Post states, “On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. H.R. 1388 - Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. McCarthy (NY) / Education and Labor Committee)
  • Your Federal Government Wants GIVE!

    03/16/2009 8:45:29 PM PDT · by bloodmeridian · 3 replies · 440+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 3/16/2009 | Dr. Dave
    January 2, 2014, in a Party school -- mandatory conscription into the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCP) as accorded by law, the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act of 2009: YOU!!!! No, don’t turn around and look behind you and pretend like I’m not talking. There’s no Wii to distract your attention, here. No books (except those issued). No whiney little girlfriends (except those ex-Catholic girls we will provide you with upon graduation). Only me. Eyes front! Yes…perfect. You’re just what I had in mind. Young, impressionable, confused about the world and your place in it, ready to break...
  • Meet the compulsive service Orwellian "Give Act" - H.R.1388 to be voted on this week

    03/16/2009 1:51:18 AM PDT · by joygrace · 9 replies · 1,254+ views
    RBO ^ | March 15, 2009 | Procrustes
    The Barackistan credo is to seize upon every opportunity to exploit it — and find yet another way to redistribute the wealth (taxpayer wealth, that is). Next up on the agenda this week is the GIVE Act, short for the “Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act”. The ABC News headline ‘GIVE’ Act Would Give Back. Volunteer Programs Would Provide Jobs to Unemployed, Assist Those in Need says it all. In his address to Congress last month, President Barack Obama called on lawmakers to expand federally funded national service opportunities. “To encourage a renewed spirit of national service for this and...
  • Obama Requires YOU to SERVE, H.R.1388, "The Give Act" to reform the National Service Laws

    03/14/2009 2:03:28 PM PDT · by joygrace · 1,128 replies · 31,071+ views
    The Library of Congress THOMAS ^ | March 14, 2009 | joygrace
    HR 1388, will hit the House floor on Tuesday.It is called the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act (The Give Act.) The House is scheduled to Rule this week. Sponsored by Democrat Representative Carolyn McCarthy (NY), Education and Labor Committee. The objective is to reauthorize and reform the national service laws. Democrat Rep. McCarthy is sponsoring the bill with 25 co-sponsors, ALL Democrats, including Charlie Rangel. Need I say more.
  • COULTER: LIBERAL VICTIMHOOD: A GAME YOU CAN PLAY AT HOME (Caroline Comforted by her Pony Macaroni)

    01/28/2009 2:43:20 PM PST · by Syncro · 63 replies · 2,504+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | Jan 28, 2009 | Ann Coulter
    LIBERAL VICTIMHOOD: A GAME YOU CAN PLAY AT HOMEJanuary 28, 2009I notice that liberals have not challenged the overall thesis of my rocketing bestseller, "Guilty: Liberal 'Victims' and Their Assault on America," which is that liberals always play the victim in order to advance, win advantages and oppress others. I guess that would be hard to do when the corrupt Democratic governor of Illinois is running around comparing himself to Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi. Indeed, you can't turn on the TV without seeing some liberal playing victim to score the game-winning point. Caroline Kennedy tried...

    07/21/2008 10:23:56 AM PDT · by NY.SS-Bar9 · 50 replies · 669+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 07/21/2008 | PHILIP MESSING
    An outspoken Long Island gun owner's home was raided by Nassau County detectives, who seized two dozen weapons he lawfully owns just one day after Rep. Carolyn McCarthy's office made a 911 call about him.
  • Gun control backers not bold on 2009 (As if they would be bold at this time?)

    05/27/2008 11:18:46 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies · 1,268+ views
    The Hill ^ | 05/20/08 | Bob Cusack
    Lawmakers who favor gun control are not optimistic about next year even though Democrats may be running Congress and the White House. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.), the sponsor of legislation that would reinstate the expired federal assault weapons ban, dismissed the idea that her bill might pass in the 111th Congress. “It’s a pro-gun House, a pro-gun Senate and [Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) or Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.)] won’t want to deal with it,” McCarthy said. McCarthy stressed that she is not giving up on reauthorizing the weapons ban that sunsetted in 2004, but also made clear she is...
  • Presidential Candidate Defended Black Church Dispossessed By Eminent Domain

    01/23/2008 7:21:24 PM PST · by lpnykahuna · 3 replies · 133+ views ^ | 01/20/2008 | Richard Cooper
    " A member of the zoning board said "We have enough churches here in New Cassel." ... A few years later, the groundbreaking was begun for the urban renewal scheme which took the church's land and demolished its building and that of other victims. There to take credit for the federal funding were US Senator and now presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, and Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, together with other Democrat party cronies.
  • NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007

    01/09/2008 10:19:53 AM PST · by ZULU · 14 replies · 126+ views
    Library of Congress ^ | January 8, 2008 | Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (NY)
    NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both House and Senate)
  • Carolyn McCarthy doesn't know what her new gun ban really bans (more)

    04/18/2007 7:39:13 PM PDT · by WVNight · 45 replies · 1,803+ views
  • Dems Showcase Their Anti-Gun Policies

    07/23/2004 6:28:56 AM PDT · by kattracks · 24 replies · 780+ views ^ | 7/23/04 | Susan Jones
    ( - A Second Amendment group says Democrats are showing their true colors by inviting a "rabidly anti-gun" lawmaker to address the Democratic National Convention next week. The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) said Rep. Carolyn McCarthy will have a "plum opportunity" to push for legislation extending the ban on so-called assault weapons - a ban that will expire in mid-Sept. "For months, Democrats have been out hustling gun owners for their votes, trying to portray themselves as pro-Second Amendment," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb. "Giving McCarthy a microphone proves Democrats haven't abandoned their...

    07/22/2004 9:42:09 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 16 replies · 1,370+ views
    CCRKBA email | 7-23-04
    NEWS RELEASE McCARTHY TO SPEAK AT CONVENTION; 'DEMOCRATS SHOW TRUE COLORS...AGAIN,' SAYS CCRKBA By offering rabidly anti-gun Rep. Carolyn McCarthy a plum opportunity to promote legislation expanding the ban on so-called "assault weapons" during their convention next week, the Democratic Party is once again showing its true colors to millions of American gun owners, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) said today. "For months, everywhere you turned, Democrats have been out hustling gun owners for their votes, trying to portray themselves as pro-Second Amendment. Giving McCarthy a microphone proves Democrats haven't abandoned their failed...
  • Gun control issue to make appearance at DNC Convention

    07/22/2004 8:36:57 PM PDT · by Mulder · 24 replies · 666+ views
    Newsday ^ | July 22, 2004 | J. Jioni Palmer
    With the ban on assault weapons set to expire in September, 10 years after it was enacted by Congress, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) will again try to bring the gun control issue to the forefront during a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Boston next week McCarthy, who became a national advocate for tougher firearms laws after her husband was killed and son injured by a gunman on the Long Island Rail Road in 1993, said she hopes the speech stirs the American public to pressure Congress to pass another 10-year ban
  • GOP Hopes Black Mayor Can Nab House Seat in N.Y. (James Garner Running for Congress)

    05/13/2004 2:11:37 PM PDT · by AuH2ORepublican · 5 replies · 1,238+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2004 | Liz Trotta
    <p>GOP hopes black mayor can nab House seat in N.Y.</p> <p>NEW YORK — Long Island's first black mayor, James Arthur Garner, is a conservative Republican who the GOP believes can unseat four-term Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and attract black voters to the party he has re-christened "The Grow Out Party."</p>
  • US Congresswomen Champion Women's Issues in Iraq

    10/27/2003 5:24:35 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 19 replies · 368+ views
    CNS News ^ | October 27, 2003 | Lawrence Morahan
    US Congresswomen Champion Women's Issues in IraqBy Lawrence Senior Staff WriterOctober 27, 2003 ( - Iraqi women are fed up with being treated as second-class citizens and are ready to play a more vital role in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq, a congresswoman who took part in a recent fact-finding tour of the country told Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) said an all-women bipartisan congressional group conducted a tour of Iraq this week to examine, among other issues, the plight of women in Iraq. "Some people will call it women's issues," McCarthy said in a teleconference call from Kuwait. "I...
  • Say L.I. Mayor Wants D.C. Job

    10/18/2003 7:03:06 AM PDT · by NYC GOP Chick · 11 replies · 206+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 10.18.2003
    Say L.I. mayor wants D.C. job WASHINGTON - Hempstead, L.I., Mayor James Garner has told fellow Republicans he will seek to challenge Democratic Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, GOP sources said yesterday. McCarthy, a nurse serving her fourth term in Congress, became a fervent advocate for gun control after her husband was killed and her son badly wounded in a shooting spree on the Long Island Rail Road in 1993. The Republican sources said Garner, 58, has had discussions to gather support from national leaders, including Rep. Thomas Reynolds (R-N.Y.), head of the National Republican Congressional Committee. One Republican officeholder, who...