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December 14, 2014

“I think the overarching narrative that is most powerful right now is that everyday citizens are being left out — almost locked out — of their own democracy, when you look at Washington, when you look at the influence that special interests have,” said Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.). “Democrats want to find a way to give people their voice back.”

December 13, 2014

Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., shares with Alex Witt the latest he’s hearing on the Senate vote to approve the $1.1 trillion spending package, as well as what he anticipates will happen when the Homeland Security budget runs out in February.

December 12, 2014

Congressman John Sarbanes talks with Rachel Maddow about his disappointment with fellow Democrats who were successfully lobbied at the last minute to vote in favor of the CROmnibus.

 

December 12, 2014

"If you're not showing the public you're willing to fight on these issues," Representative John Sarbanes of Maryland asked, "what are you willing to fight for?"

December 11, 2014

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Congressman John Sarbanes talk with Chris Hayes about that late lobbying before the passage of the CROmnibus.

 

December 11, 2014

The state's more centrist Democrats, Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Steny Hoyer and John Delaney, voted for the bill; while the more liberal members, Reps. John Sarbanes, Donna Edwards, Elijah Cummings and Chris Van Hollen opposed it.

December 10, 2014

"When it comes to climate change, I think we can say he is the conscience of the Congress," Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) said of Waxman.

December 10, 2014

Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5), Chris Van Hollen (MD-8), Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2), and John Sarbanes (MD-3) held a meeting with the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss the July 2014 Inspector General’s Report on the VA’s Baltimore Regional Office and what actions the VA is taking to ensure that these issues are not repeated in the future. 

December 10, 2014

“We’re seeing a preview of the Mitch McConnell Senate,” Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.), a leader on campaign finance reform, said in a statement. “He’s attempting to drastically expand the influence of the wealthy and well-connected without even introducing a bill, holding a hearing or allowing a direct vote. By tucking this into a 1,600-page funding bill, Mitch McConnell is essentially saying ‘auction off our democracy or I’ll shut down the government.’”

December 3, 2014

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