Pa. Dem Chris Carney Rejects GOP Overtures
Despite McCain call, he'll remain with Dems
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2009 9:14 PM CST
Rep. Chris Carney, D-Pa.   (
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(Newser) – Despite a Republican full-court press that included a call from Sen. John McCain, Pennsylvania Rep. Chris Carney won’t jump ship from the Democratic Party, he tells Roll Call. The GOP has gotten “nibbles” from Carney, a source told Politico earlier, leading to the call from McCain, a fellow Navy veteran who carried Carney’s district by 9% over Barack Obama in last year’s election.