October 4, 2017

Dem lawmaker proposes cutting off oil to North Korea

Source: The Hill By Max Greenwood Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) is pressing to end oil exports to North Korea, saying that doing so might push the reclusive country to the negotiating table with the U.S. “Twenty years ago, President Clinton got them to the negotiating table by cutting off the oil. We haven’t done that,” Maloney told radio host John …

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August 29, 2017

Unite to crack open shell corporations

Source: NY Daily News – Opinion By Carolyn Maloney / Peter King This summer, the U.S. Justice Department won a long battle against banks affiliated with the government of Iran that secretly violated economic sanctions by purchasing property in New York City. It is difficult to imagine: A rogue nation chose to evade sanctions not by hiding money in North …

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August 29, 2017

On Women’s Equality Day, We Can’t Take Anything For Granted

Source: Women’s e.News By Lori Sokol Every year on August 26th, the United States celebrates Congress’s passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women full and equal voting rights on this same day in 1920…or did it? According to Wikipedia, it did. According to the Newseum, it did. Even according to the National Women’s History Project, it …

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August 29, 2017

Moon Still Hopeful of Dialogue with N.Korea © This is copyrighted material owned by Digital Chosun Inc. No part of it may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission.

Source: The Chosunilbo By Kim Jin-myung President Moon Jae-in again raised the prospect of reopening the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex on Monday, citing the need “to begin talks with North Korea.” Moon was speaking in a meeting with dovish U.S. Senator Edward Markey. The senator was in Seoul with a congressional delegation including senators Jeff Merkley and Chris Van Hollen, …

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August 29, 2017

‘Preventive war against NK will make matters worse’: US senator

Source: The Korea Herald By Jung Min-kyung A senior US senator said Tuesday that the United States will closely cooperate with South Korea to bring North Korea back to the negotiating table and ruled out a preventive war as a way to solve the issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula. “The US can only peacefully resolve the threat of a nuclear …

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August 29, 2017

Girl Scouts join Rep. Carolyn Maloney in push for national women’s museum

Source: NY Daily News By Reza Moreno / Reuven Blau New York’s Girl Scouts joined the push Wednesday for a Smithsonian Museum of American Women’s History on the National Mall in Washington. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who has advocated for the museum for 20 years, said the idea is gaining momentum. “We are entitled to one, just one museum,” Maloney said …

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August 29, 2017

Maloney Holds Roundtable On Future Of Healthcare

Source: Queens Gazette Following the failure of Senate Republicans’ proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) hosted a roundtable at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue with healthcare professionals, patient advocates, and concerned constituents to discuss the future of the healthcare law. The group focused on steps forward, strategies for strengthening the ACA, and ways …

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August 29, 2017

Moms breastfeed their babies aboard subway train to stand up for their rights

Source: NY Daily News By Reza Moreno / Jillian Jorgensen Breastfeeding moms and their supporters took to the subways Friday to reaffirm their rights as part of the Breastfeeding Subway Caravan. “It’s always very exciting to see the moms join us and (be) brave enough to actually have a breastfeeding experience on the subway,” said Nicole Feleciano, 30, who was …

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