Veteran New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney was elected Wednesday to lead the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, the first woman to hold the job in the panel’s 92-year history.
A veteran House Democrat from New York City will for now take over the House committee that the late Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired.
A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney is "feeling better" and "in good spirits" after becoming ill at an event and going to a hospital.
With the recent passing of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Act, one local congresswoman says that the city should do more to give back to the men and women who rushed to Ground Zero that day. So, in a formal letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rep. Carolyn Maloney Is asking for a celebration and what she calls a “proper tribute to those who take care of us on 9/11.”
The legislator discusses the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to head the probe into Russia involvement in the 2016 presidential election.