Credit unions won't have to choose between two New York friends after all.

U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), a longtime credit union supporter and the sponsor of the recent measure overhauling credit card rules, is expected to announce today that she has decided against challenging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in next year's Democratic primary, according to media reports.

CUNA and the Credit Union Association of New York said they would have backed Gillibrand over their longtime friend Maloney because Gillibrand is the incumbent.

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