First Posted: 12/24/2009
The invitation was made from one Navy man to another. From one chamber of Congress to another. From a Republican to a Democrat. The end result of Sen. John McCain’s call asking U.S. Rep. to switch parties from Democratic to Republican was a polite decline.
“I am flattered by the overtures of Sen. McCain and other Republican Party officials and consider their outreach a sure sign that I have worked in a truly bipartisan manner,” Carney, of Dimock Township, said in a statement.
McCain’s call to Carney on Wednesday came one day after U.S. Rep. Parker Griffith, a freshman Democrat from
Carney, who has represented
Those results might have led to the party’s thinking, said
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