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Congressman John Sarbanes

Representing the 3rd District of Maryland

After Russian Facebook Ads, Democrats Seek New FEC Rules on Social Media Politics

Sep 20, 2017
In The News

Rep. John Sarbanes, the chair of the Democracy Reform Task Force, an initiative of House Democrats, told CNN the letter represented "an opportunity for the FEC to step up and show what it's made of, to show its mettle." … "This could be its finest hour to respond this threat to American democracy," Sarbanes said…. Sarbanes and his fellow signatories have asked for the FEC to respond to the letter by October 4. But with three Republicans, one Independent and one Democrat on the commission, it's unclear what steps the FEC will take.