Sean Maloney

Sean Maloney

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE SEAN PATRICK MALONEY

D - NEW YORK DISTRICT 18

 

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VOTING RECORD:  Project Vote Smart, Govtrack.us

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 7/30/1966

EDUCATION: University of Virginia (BA, JD)

OCCUPATION: Attorney, Politician

FAMILY: Married, 3 children  

CAREER:

  • U.S. House of Representatives, New York 18th District (2012-present)
  • Practicing Attorney (1993-present)
  • Staff Secretary for President Bill Clinton (1997-2000)

COMMITTEES:

  • Committee on Agriculture 
  • Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure 
  • Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence 

Elected: 2012

 

 

ISRAEL


  • Supported the JCPOA
  • Works to ensure a strong US - Israel relationship 
  • Works closely with members of both parties to produce legislation that affirms Israel's right to exist as a democratic state 

CHOICE


  • Defends a women's right to choose 
  • Consistently voted to ensure a woman's employer cannot restrict her access to birth control 
  • Given a 100% rating by the Planned Parenthood Action Fund 

 

In His Own Words


"Defunding Planned Parenthood would be disastrous for women and families across the Hudson Valley and the entire country, so I will continue the fight to keep Planned Parenthood funded and oppose anything that would jeopardize the services that my friends and neighbors rely on. ” 1 
 

"Congress is like first grade, only not as well behaved." 2 

SOURCES: 1) seanmaloney.house.gov   2) upi.com

Interesting Facts


He is the first openly gay person to be elected to Congress. 

He and his husband have been together since 1992 and have three adopted children.