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Carolyn Maloney: New York Congresswoman co-sponsored several bills on peace in Northern Ireland and calls for an inquiry into the death of Patrick Finucane

Irish American community in mourning as Carolyn Maloney's husband dies in Tibet climbing accident

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Carolyn Maloney: New York Congresswoman co-sponsored several bills on peace in Northern Ireland and calls for an inquiry into the death of Patrick Finucane

The husband of New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has died in a climbing accident in Tibet.

Clifton Maloney, 71, died Saturday.

The Irish American political is in mourning for the husband of the much-loved Maloney (D-NY).

Maloney - who has been in Congress since 1993 - recently announced that she would not challenge Kirsten Gillibrand for the U.S. Senate seat.

A memberr of the Ad Hoc Congressional Committee for Irish Affairs, Maloney has worked hard to strengthen relations between the U.S. and Ireland.

She co-sponsored H.Res. 222, which supported the Good Friday Agreement and also H.Res. 482, which supported the then new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland.

She also co-sponsored H.Con.Res. 20, which called on the British Government to establish a full, independent, and public judicial inquiry into the murder of Northern Ireland defense attorney Patrick Finucane.

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