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Yesterday, Buzzfeed News released a report detailing how President Trump directed his attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about the Moscow Tower Project.
A group of 27 Nobel laureates, four former Fed Chairs, and 15 former Chairs of Economic Advisers have published a joint statement arguing that “a carbon tax offers the most cost-effective lever to reduce carbon emissions at the scale and speed that is necessary.”
Serving as a member of Congress is a unique honor and Steve King’s comments regarding racism and white supremacy are disqualifying on their face. King is unfit for office and has no place in our political body or our national discourse.
John joins George Stephanopolous for a wide-ranging interview to discuss how John plans to unite our terribly divided nation, why he’s running for president, how John will fix the structural unfairness that exists in our nation, and more!
Congressman John Delaney joined George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” for a one-on-one interview to discuss his campaign for president and his vision for the future of America.
A group of Iowa women will host a luncheon for April McClain-Delaney, wife of presidential candidate John Delaney, on Monday, January 14th at the River Center in Des Moines.
Presidential candidate John K. Delaney today released a statement regarding criminal justice reform and the role it plays in creating a more just society.
John Delaney held a roundtable discussion with female entrepreneurs of color in Detroit today, in an event hosted by the Detroit Development Fund. During the discussion, they covered the challenges people of color – especially women of color – face in business.
John sat down with CNBC’s John Harwood to discuss why he’s running for President and his platform. You can watch segments from the interview here:
2020 Candidate John Delaney Hires Iowa staff, Plans Six Offices By Brianne Pfannenstiel Des Moines Register, January 7, 2019 Presidential candidate John Delaney has hired several senior Iowa staffers and will open six new field offices across the state in the coming weeks. Delaney, who just ended his third term as a U.S. representative from Maryland, […]
Delaney Ramps Up NH Campaign By Adam Sexton WMUR, January 8, 2019 He was first in the 2020 race, and now former U.S. Rep. John Delaney, of Maryland, is first to ramp up his New Hampshire presidential campaign with a pair of key hires. Delaney is bringing in a former aide, Chris MacKenzie, as state […]
John Delaney is Playing the Long Game By Elaine Godfrey The Atlantic, December 10, 2018 The Maryland Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate has visited all 99 of Iowa’s counties—well before many better-known Democrats have even decided whether to run. On Tuesday, John Delaney wrapped up his 20th visit to the state of Iowa. The Maryland […]
Last week, presidential candidate John Delaney toured the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, a facility currently holding approximately 1,700 asylum seekers. Delaney and his wife April McClain-Delaney also sponsored a group of 14 students and two professors from Georgetown University Law Center to provide legal assistance to asylum seekers for a week.
Reporting this week in the Washington Post highlights the security risks posed by critical transportation infrastructure being manufactured by companies owned by the Chinese government, including the potential for new rail cars running in the nation’s capital. According to the Post, “the state-owned China Railway Rolling Stock Corp., or CRRC, has used bargain prices to win four of five large U.S. transit rail car contracts awarded since 2014.”
Independent research released yesterday shows that domestic carbon emissions rose 3.4% in 2018. John Delaney believes that this report is yet more evidence that the United States is failing to address climate change. On the campaign trail, Delaney has called for implementing a carbon tax, a market-based solution to reducing emissions that will also raise revenues that can be redistributed directly back to the American people.
Today, Congressman John Delaney’s 2020 presidential campaign announced the hiring of Chris MacKenzie as New Hampshire State Director and Casey Neal as New Hampshire Deputy Political Director.
Today, John Delaney’s 2020 Presidential campaign announced several key staff positions including an Iowa State Director, Iowa Caucus Director and a total Iowa staff of 24. This month, the campaign will also open six, new campaign offices across the state. The campaign also announced Connie Klug and Paula Meyer as the Iowa Campaign Co-Chairs.
Trump does not understand the job of the Federal Reserve, which is to promote maximum employment, stable prices and long-term moderate interest rates while also regulating the banking system and stabilizing the financial system. While the Federal Reserve obviously cares about the functioning of markets, its job is not to ensure that stocks always go up every week, which is what Trump seems to think their job is.
Congress adjourned Friday before reaching a budget agreement ahead of a midnight deadline to fund numerous government agencies, beginning a partial shutdown that will impact services and send nearly 400,000 federal employees home without pay.
According to the New York Times, “for years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed, effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules.”
“Laws and institutions must go hand-in-hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times.” Thomas Jefferson wrote those words in 1816. […]
A recent report prepared for the Senate on the extent of Russian interference during the 2016 election. The report details how the Russian operation used every major social media platform to influence voters by delivering images, videos, and messages tailored to their interests in a clear attempt to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton.
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the entirety of the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Presidential candidate John K. Delaney (MD-6) releases the following statement:
My focus is on preparing our country for the future. Technological innovation, automation and globalization are the most powerful forces in the world today. These forces have been enormously positive; they will continue to make life better, enhance productivity, solve some of the world’s most difficult problems and open societies. These forces will also eliminate […]
As the son of a union worker, I know a job is more than just a paycheck, it’s also about dignity and purpose. That’s why creating high-quality jobs was such a priority to me as an entrepreneur and businessman. My second business, CapitalSource, was given an award by the Obama administration for investment in low-income […]
“The cavalier way the President talks about not living up to our obligations is endemic of his approach to governing. Shutting down the federal government will not only have a detrimental effect on our economy but will punish American workers during the height of the holiday season.”
On Monday, the New York Times reported on widespread collection of extremely-detailed location data via mobile device apps. Democratic presidential candidate Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) says that the reporting by the Times is yet more evidence that social media and mobile consumers need new privacy protections.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) extensive campaign work in Iowa and policy-driven message of unity and finding common ground was highlighted in The Atlantic. Delaney has already campaigned in all 99 Iowa counties and has had staff in the state for over a year. Delaney has made 20 campaign trips to Iowa and 12 trips to New Hampshire.
This weekend, the United States joined a proposal by Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait at the global climate summit to weaken language in an alarming UN climate report that warned the world has a decade to cut carbon emissions by half to mitigate the effects of rising temperatures.
The Trump administration announced plans to reverse EPA carbon emission regulations just two weeks after a shocking U.S. government report warned that we are woefully behind our goals to curb the emission of greenhouse gasses and that aggressive action is needed to mitigate the impact of global warming.
On Wednesday, The Daily Beast reported that in a meeting with senior White House advisors to discuss the national debt crisis, President Trump said that he “won’t be here” when it blows up. The article cites multiple sources within the administration who say that Trump has repeatedly shrugged off the nation’s $21 trillion debt, implying that he will not be president when the debt blows up.
The hacking of NRCC emails underscores that election security cannot be a partisan issue. Democrats, Republicans, and Independents should stand united against these hacks. Ultimately, we all lose when our elections are undermined. It is incumbent upon both parties to take this problem seriously and to strongly support both new measures to address this problem in all its various forms and to support existing investigations into foreign interference in our elections.
John met with the editorial board of the Des Moines Register, Iowa’s largest newspaper, for over an hour to discuss his campaign, the issues he’s running on, and more.
“President Bush will be remembered as a dignified, civil and thoughtful leader who led our country during a time of historic global change. President Bush was a courageous and decorated pilot who served in World War II, an international statesman and a generous and compassionate spirit who spoke of a kinder, gentler America and a thousand points of light.
This week, presidential candidate Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD-06) joined fellow legislators in announcing the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICD). This landmark bipartisan legislation aims to reduce the nation’s carbon footprint by taxing greenhouse gas emissions. Under the EICD, corporations would be taxed at $15 per ton of CO2 emissions.
On Tuesday, President Trump continued his unprecedented criticism of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, stating that he was “not even a little bit happy” with Powell and blamed him for bad economic news.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), who founded and led two publicly-traded financial services companies before the age of 40 and the only former CEO of a publicly-traded company in the House strongly criticized President Trump’s remarks.
President Trump’s administration’s use of tear gas at the border this weekend was excessive, damaging to our international standing and should be condemned by leaders in both parties. It is especially troubling that this step was taken with so many women and children present. Their aggressive and bellicose actions, following the direction of the White House, are escalating the situation.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) background, unifying message and early state strategy in Iowa is getting attention by national outlets, including the Washington Post and New York Times.
Yesterday, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), the first announced Democratic presidential candidate was the focus of an opinion article in The Washington Post by columnist George F. Will. In his piece titled “Want to topple Trump? Take John Delaney seriously”, Will highlights Delaney’s unique background – a successful entrepreneur and business leader who comes from a blue-collar family – and serious approach as someone who can reach out to voters in the middle.
Today, The Washington Post ran a story highlighting the financial hardships many veterans are facing because the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is missing GI Bill payments due to antiquated computer systems and poor management.
Presidential candidate Congressman John K Delaney has hired Michael Starr Hopkins as his National Press Secretary. Hopkins most recently was a senior communication strategist for CateComm, where he consulted on Andrew Gillum’s campaign for governor – one of the most competitive races this year – and as Communications Director for Florida Attorney General candidate, Sean Shaw.
Delaney’s early state strategy and extensive early campaigning were featured in the New York Times this weekend. Since launching his campaign, Delaney has been to Iowa 19 times and made 12 trips to New Hampshire.
On Wednesday, at President Trump’s request, Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned. In 2017, Sessions recused himself from investigations into Russian interference with U.S. elections, a decision that was widely reported to have infuriated the White House.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) says that New Hampshire Democrats like Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-2), Congressman-Elect Chris Pappas (NH-1) and the scores of local candidates who flipped Senate and House races have shown the party nationwide what it takes to win. Democrats are poised to take control of the New Hampshire Senate, the New Hampshire House and the Executive Council.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) congratulates Iowa Democrats on important victories on Election Night, including Abby Finkenauer’s win in IA-1, Dave Loebsack’s win in IA-2, Cindy Axne’s win in IA-3 and Rob Sand’s victory in the State Auditor’s race.
Tonight, David Trone was elected to represent Maryland’s Sixth District. Congressman John K. Delaney is the district’s current representative, first being elected in 2012. Congressman Delaney campaigned with Trone on Election Day.
On Thursday, the New Hampshire Journal published an op-ed authored by presidential candidate Congressman John Delaney in which he calls for a renewed sense of commitment to unity and common purpose and to reject the divisive, toxic political environment of today.
This week, the Treasury Department said that due to rising deficits, government borrowing this year will more than double. In total, the Treasury plans to borrow more than $1.3 trillion in 2018. Last year, President Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax cut that was not offset by other revenue or spending changes.
“President Trump’s proposal to end birthright citizenship by executive order is clearly unconstitutional but beyond that, it is just plain un-American. Instead of working on bipartisan immigration reform that we need to solve real problems, he wants to inflame and divide. I believe that a majority of Americans are tired of playing his game. The onus is on the Democratic Party to offer the country a real alternative agenda based around bringing the country together and implementing concrete policies that improve people’s lives.”
Two separate, independent Iowa polls released in the past two months found that presidential candidate, Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) name ID is high among Iowa caucus-goers.
Writing on the “angry national mood” in today’s Wall Street Journal, Gerald Seib concludes his piece by commenting on Congressman John K. Delaney’s efforts to offer an alternative built around civility and unity.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) work to support local candidates in Iowa and his campaign message of unity and addressing the needs of the future was highlighted in coverage published today in The Hawk Eye of Burlington, Iowa.
It’s utterly heartbreaking to see this tragic loss of life at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. To attack people in a house of worship because of their faith is pure evil. Thank you to the brave members of law enforcement who responded at the scene.
I want to thank the brave men and women of the Secret Service and law enforcement who worked, and are working, tirelessly on the investigation into these attacks. It is extraordinary that they identified this domestic terrorist as quickly as they did and I am thankful that no one was hurt and hope that there are no remaining packages.
Democratic presidential candidate Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) says the poll underscores the importance of a new approach to politics focused on bringing the country together, themes Delaney highlighted when he announced that he was running for president last year.
Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) called for “violent” and “dehumanizing” political rhetoric to end on Wednesday, as suspicious packages, including apparent explosive devices, were sent to various Democratic leaders.
“Every American, of every political stripe, should be horrified by today’s news, which is still unfolding, and I thank the Secret Service and law enforcement for their work today. This appears to be an effort to attack multiple former presidents and first ladies, elected officials and members of the media – this is an attack on the foundations of our republic.
“For centuries, the United States set the infrastructure standard, but we’ve let partisan politics and backwards thinking put us in neutral. China is thinking big, making investments and focusing on the future, while we can barely maintain highways built by Eisenhower,” said Congressman Delaney.
“The world should hope that President Trump has a strategy here because we’re dealing with the deadliest weapons in the world. It certainly appears as if Russia has violated the terms of the treaty with its newest missile system, but I am concerned that simply tearing up this treaty will open the door to nuclear weapons proliferation by Russia, which is the last thing that we should want.
“Withdrawing foreign aid will make conditions in Central America worse, ultimately destabilizing the region and multiplying the number of people fleeing those countries – creating larger caravans in the future. President Trump’s proposed solution, in addition to being inhumane, goes against our own national interest.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 18, 2018 CONTACT: Ahmed Elsayed, 301-500-8642, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org ICYMI: “How John Delaney is Directing His Iowa Efforts to Help Down-Ballot Dems” Iowa Starting Line piece highlights Delaney’s efforts to provide organizational, staff and financial support to local candidates WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) efforts to support […]
On Wednesday, John met with reporters in Des Moines and visited the suburbs of Johnston and Waukee. He leant a hand to two candidates trying to flip seats in the Iowa House of Representatives from red to blue. Karin Derry is an activist and attorney running in Johnston and Kenan Judge worked his way up […]
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has endorsed Molly Kelly for New Hampshire Governor, Annie Kuster for Congress in NH-2, Chris Pappas for Congress in NH-1 and 27 candidates total for New Hampshire Executive Council, State Senate and State House.
John Delaney’s 2020 Presidential campaign announced the hiring of Greg Hauenstein as Iowa Digital Director.
He talked about technology, artificial intelligence, life sciences and medicine, modernizing education and making universal health care available “because it’s a right and it make good economic sense.”
Last weekend, Delaney did something no other Democratic presidential candidate had done since 2007 when he completed his tour of all 99 counties in Iowa
When I started this campaign, I decided not to accept any corporate PAC money. I made a promise to you that I’d never put special interests and big corporations ahead of the American people. We need to get back to the business of governing and representing the American people and that starts by getting big money out of politics.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has campaigned in all 99 Iowa Counties, filling in the final county on the map Sunday in Carroll.
Today, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) endorsed 22 Iowa candidates in a press conference with Iowa House Democratic Leader, Mark Smith, and candidates Jennifer Konfrst (HD-43), Karin Derry (HD-39), Kristin Sunde (HD-42) and Kenan Judge (HD-44). These endorsements are part of Delaney’s Focus on the Future Initiative, an effort to get Democratic candidates elected at local, state and federal levels.
Today, Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-06) began airing his newest television ad in Iowa. The spot titled, “Focusing on the Future” is running in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets. The spot argues that automation can create jobs overall, if elected officials take the proper steps to prepare and prioritize workers.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has introduced bipartisan legislation to upgrade election security nationwide and block the foreign ownership and control of election infrastructure systems. Delaney’s Protect Election Systems from Foreign Control Act(H.R. 6449) was filed last week, with both Democrats and Republicans cosponsoring the bill.
Last weekend, Delaney made his tenth campaign trip to New Hampshire, meeting with voters and supporting local State Senate Candidates Bill Bolton and Mason Donovan. Last month, Delaney endorsed and donated to 20 New Hampshire candidates.
Today, Congressman John K. Delaney’s Presidential campaign announced the hiring of Monica Biddix as their Iowa Communications Director.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6), the first declared Democratic candidate for President, will air a new ad Thursday that shares his grandfather’s immigration story and calls for a spirit of “shared humanity.” The spot, titled “A Shared Humanity” will air during MSNBC’s Morning Joe in the D.C. market on Thursday and will run in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets in Iowa starting next week. The several hundred-thousand dollar buy for this ad is the first of a multi-ad, summer-long Iowa television buy. This will be Delaney’s sixth television ad to air in Iowa since February.
John endorsed 20 New Hampshire candidates as part of his Focus on the Future Initiative, an effort to get Democratic candidates elected at local, state and federal levels. This initiative will provide organizational and financial support to select Democratic candidates at the federal and state levels. “Our party needs new leaders who want to bring […]
As a nation, we must do better than this. Separating children from their families goes against the ideals of our country and is an affront to the values of liberty and justice that we claim to stand for. This is not about Democrats, it’s not about Republicans, it’s about basic human decency. And it must change now.John is proud to be an original co-sponsor of the Keep Families Together Act, which would end family seperation. We hope there will be a vote on this important bill. As we work to change policy in Washington, D.C., here are a few ways that you can take action today.
Washington Post, 6/3/18 By Fred Hiatt The first declared candidate for president in 2020 has made 19 trips to Iowa or New Hampshire since last summer. He has published a book on how to “unify our divided nation.” He is “having a blast.” And he does not seem troubled that you may have no idea that […]
The Washington Post featured an opinion piece by Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt on Congressman John K. Delaney’s (MD-6) presidential campaign and the theory behind his candidacy. Delaney, who Hiatt describes, “committed to bipartisanship and compromise in the service of accomplishment” discusses his experiences on the campaign trail and shares his vision for the future of the Democratic party and the country. Hiatt writes that Delaney has “thought carefully and intelligently about what kind of leadership the next president should provide.” The full text is copied below.
“What I really liked about John was the fact that he wants to bring back this idea of the American Dream and civility and our stature globally — those are all things that Americans are struggling with right now as we move forward into the future and that whole ‘focus on the future,’ I can totally see that on one of his campaign signs. We’re going to focus on the future. It’s what we really need to be doing.”
The Hawk Eye 2020 hopeful John Delaney talks of uniting ‘fractured’ country Congressman John Delaney pitched himself to Democratic voters Friday as the presidential candidate needed to unite a fractured nation. “How do we take this country and bring it back together and start focusing on some of the things we agree with each other […]
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has a new ad running in Iowa criticizing President Trump’s trade policy and the impact it will have on farmers, businesses and consumers.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s fourth campaign spot began airing in Iowa last night. The 60-second ad titled “Families” shows Delaney through the years; from his time growing up in a blue-collar family to his career as a successful entrepreneur.
On his sixth trip to New Hampshire last weekend, John stopped at a coffee shop in Londonderry to talk to about his vision for the future and why he’s running for president.
On his seventh trip to Iowa last weekend, John made stops in eight counties to talk about the state of our politics and why he’s running for president.
John Delaney, the U. S. Representative for Maryland’s 6th Congressional district, will publish his first book, “The Right Answer: How We Can Unify Our Divided Nation,” with Henry Holt, it was announced today by the company. Delaney, a Democrat, is the first declared candidate for president in 2020.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s third campaign spot will air in Iowa tomorrow. The ad titled “Jobs” highlights Delaney’s success as an entrepreneur who created thousands of jobs.
During his sixth trip to Iowa last weekend, John made a stop at a bakery in Tipton where he talked to voters about his vision for the future.
Congressman John K. Delaney’s second campaign spot is on the air in Iowa. The two ads are part of a million-dollar, month-long Iowa television buy from the Delaney campaign that will include multiple ads.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) will be on the air in Iowa this Sunday with a Super Bowl spot. The ad, titled “Dirty Word” will air in the Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Sioux City markets and will highlight Delaney’s bipartisan approach.
John’s first TV ad will air in Iowa during the Super Bowl. See what the Des Moines Register had to say about this and watch the full ad below:
Earlier this week, Congressman Delaney wrote an op-ed for The Hill about investing in the future and the power of innovation.
Delaney, a Democrat whose congressional district includes D.C. suburbs and rural counties in Maryland, met with a half-dozen people late Saturday afternoon in the Hy-Vee cafeteria here.
The early-to-announce candidate is the first in his party to mount a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump for the November 2020 election.
Beyond the early-and-often approach, Delaney is staking his candidacy on the idea that Democrats and Americans as a whole are hungry for a unifying force in politics and a commitment to broad-based, bipartisan solutions in Washington.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) campaigned across ten Iowa counties this weekend, his fifth visit to Iowa since launching his campaign for president this summer.
Last weekend, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) made his fourth campaign trip to New Hampshire since launching his presidential campaign this summer. Congressman Delaney headlined the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s Kennedy-Clinton Dinner in Hollis on Friday and hosted a coffee with Young Democrats Saturday morning in Manchester.
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) campaigned for local candidates in New Hampshire this weekend, knocking on doors, talking to voters and meeting with volunteers ahead of Tuesday’s general election. The trip was Delaney’s third visit to New Hampshire since he launched his presidential campaign.
On Saturday October 21 Congressman John K. Delaney made his fourth campaign visit to Iowa, speaking on the need for more civility and decency in politics and calling for a more bipartisan approach to governing at the Harry Hopkins Democratic Dinner in Sioux City.
Monday evening in Fort Dodge, Congressman John K. Delaney completed his third campaign trip to Iowa, wrapping up a fourteen-county swing across the state that featured over 20 stops. Congressman Delaney met with Iowa voters in coffee shops, public libraries, restaurants and at house parties.
This weekend, Congressman John K. Delaney, the first declared Democratic candidate for President, made his second campaign trip to New Hampshire since launching his campaign this summer.
Presidential Candidate Delaney to Speak at Brookline/Mason Democratic Party Pasta Dinner and Campaign with Joyce Craig in New Hampshire
“Over the last three days we’ve met with hundreds of voters in two key early states to talk about what makes our campaign different: a focus on the future, new ideas for a new economy and an emphasis on bringing civility and back to Washington,” said Congressman Delaney.
“John Delaney’s track record of bringing people together to solve big problems is exactly what the country needs right now,” said Davis.
“Congressman John Delaney is the candidate that is not the same old same old – rather he is a mix of new ideas, principles and caring.”
This weekend in Wilmington, NC, Congressman John K. Delaney will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 New Hanover County Democratic Party Unity Banquet. The event is sold out and a crowd of over 350 is expected.
Rep. John Delaney recently explained, in a The Washington Post op-ed, “Why I’m running for president.” Delaney is the first Democrat to publicly announce his 2020 presidential quest. As such, he received some media attention. More is due. It is mighty early to go off to the 2020 races. Yet there are important immediate implications. Delaney’s could be […]
I’m not willing to let Social Security be one of the many things that Congress fails to address. Hardworking Americans should not be asked to continue paying the price of gridlock.
Congressman John K. Delaney, the first declared Democratic candidate for President, campaigned in Iowa and New Hampshire in August — talking to voters at house parties, ice cream shops, and at the Iowa State Fair.
A candidate with compelling ideas often can gain traction [in Iowa] and that’s what Delaney is counting on.
I’m running for President to ensure that our party is putting forth bold, foward-looking ideas that will ensure economic prosperity for generations to come.
In an age of hyperpartisanship, Rep. John Delaney is willing to bet his comfortable seat in Congress that voters are hungry for moderation.
WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic candidate for President, Congressman John K. Delaney, today commented on Special Counsel Robert Mueller efforts to impanel a grand jury in the Department of Justice’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election.
Democratic candidate for President, Congressman John K. Delaney, spoke today on his blue-collar roots, business career, and core values during a Facebook Live broadcastfrom his hometown in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey.
GAITHERSBURG – Congressman John K. Delaney of Maryland’s Sixth District calls on Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and the state legislature to work together to support a full offset of any federal cuts to funding for Planned Parenthood in Maryland. Delaney has asked Marylanders to join him on this effort on social media. “I’m going to […]
This week the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released their National Environmental Scorecard for 2016. Congressman John K. Delaney of Maryland’s Sixth District received a perfect 100% rating from LCV. According to LCV, “The 2016 Scorecard includes a record-breaking 38 votes in the U.S. House of Representatives, topping the previous high of 35 votes in […]
Congressman John K. Delaney introduced legislation this week to reform Metro’s governance and increase federal support for WMATA. Congressman Delaney’s WMATA Improvement Act provides an additional $75 million per year in federal funding if necessary changes are made to the way WMATA is run. Delaney’s bill requires that all members of Metro’s Board of Directors […]
GAITHERSBURG – Congressman John K. Delaney has been elected to serve a third term representing Maryland’s Sixth District in the House of Representatives. Congressman Delaney releases the following statement: “We are very pleased with the results this evening and I want to thank the voters in the Sixth District for their strong support – it […]
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GAITHERSBURG – Today, Congressman John K. Delaney campaigned across Maryland’s Sixth District, speaking with voters in Allegany, Washington, Frederick and Montgomery County. Delaney greeted voters in Cumberland at the Fort Hill vs. Allegany football game, knocked on doors with Delaney campaign volunteers in Hagerstown, and phone-banked with supporters in Frederick and Gaithersburg. “The best part […]
The Washington Post Editorial Board first endorsed Congressman John K. Delaney on October 23 calling the choice a “slam dunk.” Today the Post followed up with an in-depth comparison of the two candidates, issuing a strong endorsement and highlighting Rep. Delaney’s innovative legislative approach and bipartisan solutions. The editorial is as follows: Behold, […]
GAITHERSBURG – Congressman John K. Delaney has been endorsed by the National Education Association (NEA) in Maryland’s Sixth District. The Maryland State Education Association (MSEA, which represents over 72,000 Maryland educators and school employees, is the state affiliate of the NEA in Maryland. Delaney is the author of legislation to give all parents the option […]
GAITHERSBURG – A television ad featuring Congressman John K. Delaney’s bipartisan work to create jobs, rebuild America’s infrastructure and protect Social Security has begun airing in Maryland’s Sixth District. The spot highlights Delaney’s experience working with his father, a union electrician who passed away this summer. The ad is available online here. John grew up […]
The Washington Jewish Week has endorsed John Delaney in the Sixth District race. In an editorial published on October 26, the editors write: In the sixth congressional district, Democrat John Delaney is running for his third term in a highly competitive race against Republican Amie Hoeber. Green Party candidate George Gluck is also running. […]
Worried about a scheduling conflict on Election Day? Vote early! Early voting in Maryland runs from Thursday October 27 through Thursday November 3. Early voting locations are open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM each day. Anyone that is eligible to vote can vote early. Below are the early voting locations for the counties in […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has been endorsed by the Washington Post. The Post Editorial Board writes: Most of this year’s suburban congressional races in the Washington area are slam dunks. It’s plain as day that incumbent Reps. Don Beyer in Virginia’s 8th District and John Delaney in Maryland’s 6th District — unusually smart, decent and diligent Democrats who turned to politics […]
Running for office means a busy schedule, lots of caffeine and mileage on your car. Our grassroots campaign has taken us to events across the Sixth District, but to be honest, when I look at my weekly schedule on Sunday evening, some events jump out to me more than others – and nothing beats a […]
On Thursday, I had the pleasure of campaigning at the Shady Grove Metro station, one of the main commuting hubs for Marylanders living in the Sixth District and one of the busiest stations in the system. There’s no substitute for grassroots face-to-face conversations with voters and it was a great morning speaking with commuters and […]
Last week Congressman John K. Delaney introduced legislation designed to bring both parties together around a bipartisan solution to the environmental crisis of our time – climate change. Earlier this Congress Delaney also authored legislation to reduce carbon pollution and introduced a resolution backed by over 100 House members to establish a new national clean […]
GAITHERSBURG – Polling conducted by Garin-Hart-Yang finds Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) with a 24 point lead in Maryland’s Sixth District race, despite two weeks of illegally coordinated Super PAC ads run by her husband in support of Republican Amie Hoeber. Delaney leads Hoeber 58-34 in a head to head matchup. The Garin-Hart-Yang poll was conducted between […]
GAITHERSBURG – Congressman John K. Delaney has filed a complaint before the Federal Election Commission following flagrant violations of core campaign finance laws and illegal coordination by Republican candidate for Congress Amie Hoeber, her husband, Qualcomm (QCOM: NASDAQ) executive Mark Epstein, the Hoeber campaign and the single-candidate, single-donor Maryland USA Super PAC. Delaney’s complaint states […]
GAITHERSBURG – This past weekend Congressman John K. Delaney bicycled with supporters along the C & O Canal from Williamsport to White’s Ferry, covering more than 65 miles across Washington, Frederick and Montgomery County. Along the way, Delaney hosted campaign barbeques in Sharpsburg and Brunswick. Hundreds of Marylanders attended one of the Delaney cookouts or […]
You’re invited! Next Friday & Saturday – September 16 & September 17 – John will be bicycling with supporters from Williamsport to White’s Ferry, covering over 65 miles. We’ll also be hosting campaign barbecues in Sharpsburg and Brunswick along the way. These events are free and open to the public and you can join John […]
Writing in the Huffington Post, Congressman John K. Delaney described the “everyday financial crisis that is limiting economic opportunity” and outlined the components of his Consumer Protection and Community Investment Agenda, a package of legislation to help the middle class and veterans that he introduced this year. The op-ed is copied below. For more information […]
AARP Maryland has named Congressman John K. Delaney a “Champion of the 50+” for his legislative leadership on behalf of the 50-plus community and their families. Delaney was recognized by AARP for his leadership role in new U.S. Department of Labor investor protections that ensure that retirement plan advisors must provide advice that is in […]
GAITHERSBURG – The Western Maryland Building & Construction Trades Council has endorsed Congressman John K. Delaney in the race for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District. The son of a union electrician, John grew up in a blue-collar household and thanks to a scholarship from his father’s union became a leading entrepreneur in Maryland. Delaney is the […]
Ready to help spread the word about our campaign? There are only 86 days until Election Day and every day counts. With the stakes this high, we must come together to stop Trump and stand up for our shared values of fairness, justice and equality. If you agree that the Trump-Hoeber agenda does not speak […]
This week Congressman John K. Delaney introduced legislation to provide rent-to-own customers, who are typically low and middle-income Americans and often military families, with additional consumer protections. The new legislation is part of Delaney’s Consumer Protection and Community Investment Agenda. Studies have found that rent-to-own customers frequently pay exorbitant interest rates and excessive fees which […]
Ready to show your campaign spirit with a new yard sign? Signs are available at our campaign offices in Hagerstown and Gaithersburg for pickup and if you can’t make it into an office, contact us for assistance. There is too much at stake in this election to sit idly by. If you are interested in […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has published an op-ed in the Cumberland Times-News on his Protecting Veterans Credit Act. In June, Delaney introduced legislation to ensure that the credit score of veterans are not wrongfully lowered due to delayed payments from the VA. Delaney writes: Here’s a chain of events that should upset any American. First, […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has authored bipartisan legislation to protect America’s veterans from having their credit scores improperly lowered due to delayed payments associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs Choice Program. The Protecting Veterans Credit Act, filed today with Republican and Democratic cosponsors, is part of Delaney’s Consumer Protection and Community Investment Agenda. Since […]
Congressman John Delaney (MD-6) introduced the Equal Access to Banking Act this month, legislation to give Americans in underserved communities access to banking services. Delaney’s Equal Access to Banking Act is designed to help the over 60 million Americans who are un-banked or underbanked, meaning they must rely upon higher cost alternatives. Without access to […]
For the fourth consecutive year Congressman John K. Delaney has authored an amendment to the Department of Defense (DOD) budget to increase federal support for the Fisher House Foundation, a non-profit that partners with the federal government to provide free lodging near hospitals for the families of veterans and active duty service-members receiving medical care. […]
On June 20, Congressman John Delaney held an entrepreneurship workshop in Hagerstown, bringing experts directly to Marylanders interested in starting or growing their own business. Coverage from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail: It is vital for entrepreneurs to develop business plans before their first product is sold, understand their insurance needs and be wary of computer hackers […]
Grounded in the belief that the American Dream should be in everyone’s reach, last week I announced my new Consumer Protection and Community Investment Agenda. Featuring multiple pieces of legislation, the goal of this portfolio is to assist working families, veterans and underserved communities across the United States, from rural areas like Garrett County to […]
OAKLAND – On Friday, June 10, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined the Garrett County Democratic Club for their annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, located this year at the Ace’s Run in Oakland. Delaney delivered the keynote at the event, also speaking was Lanny Davis, a White House adviser to former President Bill Clinton. Delaney addressed over 60 during […]
CUMBERLAND – On Wednesday, June 1, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined Democrats in Allegany County for their annual Colbert-Lewis Dinner at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club in Cumberland. During his remarks, Delaney stressed the importance of bipartisan compromise in Congress, the need for investments in education and infrastructure, and the urgency to take action against climate […]
GAITHERSBURG – A new poll conducted by Garin-Hart-Yang has Congressman John K. Delaney leading Republican Amie Hoeber 59% to 31% in Maryland’s Sixth District. Conducted between May 23-25, the poll featured a representative sample of 400 likely general election voters. 78% of Sixth District voters are familiar with Delaney, compared to just 31% who know […]
I’m proud to announce that I’ve been named a Fiscal Hero by the Campaign to Fix the Debt, a nonpartisan group promoting fiscal responsibility in government. If our debt gets out of control, we risk not being able to provide for key priorities like defense, infrastructure and benefit programs that we need. As one of […]
HAGERSTOWN – On Saturday, May 21, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined over 85 supporters for a campaign house party in Hagerstown. The event was Delaney’s third grassroots house party since April, following earlier gatherings in Cumberland and Frederick. “Our campaign house parties are an opportunity to engage with voters in a personal setting, hearing directly […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has authored a House Resolution reaffirming U.S. commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Delaney’s resolution, which is currently cosponsored by 19 House Members, makes it clear that the United States will continue to stand with our NATO allies. Delaney’s resolution states that 1) the U.S. reaffirms its commitment to […]
Congressman John K. Delaney introduced legislation this week to extend federal HUBZone status for Garrett County through 2022. SBA HUBZone status helps Garrett County businesses secure government contracts and currently the program supports over 300 jobs countywide. Coverage from the Cumberland Times-News: OAKLAND —U.S. Rep. John Delaney filed legislation Monday to extend federal Historically Underutilized Business […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has authored an op-ed in the Huffington Post on his new bipartisan legislation to expedite medical leave for working disabled veterans. This month, Delaney introduced the Medical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act, which accelerates access to protected medical leave for disabled veterans. America’s disabled veterans answered our country’s call and when […]
GAITHERSBURG – On Saturday, May 7, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined over 60 supporters and volunteers to march in the Kentlands Day Parade in Gaithersburg. “There’s nothing like spending a Saturday morning talking to voters one-on-one. The enthusiasm behind our campaign today during the Kentlands Day Parade shows that Sixth District voters are ready […]
GAITHERSBURG – Tonight Senator Ted Cruz of Texas dropped out of the presidential contest, effectively handing the nomination to Donald Trump. Congressman John K. Delaney releases the following statement: “A faction of GOP voters have handed the nomination to one of the most extreme, radical and ill-qualified nominees in history, Donald Trump. Amie Hoeber has […]
Last week Congressman John K. Delaney filed legislation to reform Metro and professionalize the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) Board of Directors. Currently, Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the federal government each appoint four members of WMATA’s 16-member Board. Delaney filed the legislation after repeated safety failures at Metro, which has a […]
Last week we had a wonderful campaign house party in Cumberland hosted by my friend Bob Riggs. It was a really fantastic event attended by over 35 people that highlighted the strong support our campaign has in Allegany County and provided an invaluable opportunity for me to hear directly from local residents and outline my […]
GAITHERSBURG – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) secured an overwhelming victory in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Maryland’s Sixth District. A former entrepreneur, Delaney is the only former CEO of a publicly-traded company in the House of Representatives. On Election Day, Delaney greeted voters at polling locations in Potomac, Montgomery Village, Frederick and Hagerstown. Delaney releases […]
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This week I voted in favor of The Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act, legislation that passed Tuesday in the House of Representatives. The bill creates new federal penalties against those who defraud veterans and closes loopholes that make it difficult to prosecute these kind of crimes. The law establishes that this type of fraud, which is […]
GAITHERSBURG – On Saturday Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) opened his first two campaign offices and rallied supporters from across the Sixth District. Over 60 attended the office opening in Hagerstown and over 115 joined Delaney in Gaithersburg. At the office openings Delaney spoke with supporters, recruited new volunteers and outlined his legislative agenda. “We’re […]
On April 9th we’re officially opening our new Gaithersburg Campaign Office and you’re invited! Come say hello to John, meet the campaign team and learn more about how you can get involved and help us win in 2016. WHO: John Delaney, YOU WHAT: Gaithersburg Campaign Office Opening WHEN: Saturday April 9, 1:30 PM WHERE: 341 Main […]
You’re invited to the opening of our new Hagerstown Campaign Office! Come say hello to John, meet the campaign team and learn more about how you can get involved. WHO: John Delaney, YOU WHAT: Hagerstown Campaign Office Opening WHEN: Saturday April 9 11:00 AM WHERE: Delaney Campaign Office, 5 Public Square, Suite 602, Hagerstown MD […]
GAITHERSBURG –Governor Larry Hogan continues to skirt reporters’ repeated questions regarding whether or not he will support Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee. In his latest remarks on Thursday, Hogan evaded the central question as to whether or not he will ultimately support Trump, instead telling the Associated Press he has “no idea” who […]
As part of his ongoing effort to support veterans and their families, Congressman John Delaney led a bipartisan group of House members in calling for increased funding for the Fisher House Foundation, which provides military families free housing while a family member receives medical care. Delaney rallied his colleagues to join him on a letter […]
WASHINGTON – Following wins Tuesday night in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii, Donald Trump now has a commanding lead in the Republican presidential primary. Last week, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) called for Governor Larry Hogan to clarify his position on Trump’s candidacy. Hogan refused to answer the question as to if he supported Trump on […]
Congressman John Delaney and Senator Ben Cardin have authored an op-ed on setting a new clean energy goal for the United States, #50×30: Clean Energy Rising The Hill, 3/7/16 Significant increases in clean energy investment are occurring, and this is an incredibly positive trend for addressing climate change and growing the U.S. economy. […]
Donald Trump’s campaign has been hate-filled, divisive, juvenile and repugnant. He’s attacked entire groups of people and entire religions, mocked people with disabilities and called for torture. Last week, he took a mysteriously long time to reject the KKK’s support. Truly, we’ve never seen anything like this before and it’s been frightening to see Trump remain […]
Congressman John K. Delaney and Senator Ben Cardin filed resolutions this week calling for a national goal of more than 50% of America’s electricity production to come from clean carbon-free sources by 2030. The 50×30 resolutions by Delaney and Cardin were supported by 30 Senators and 103 House Members and endorsed by a number of […]
I believe that when you serve our country, our country should always be there for you in return. Veterans and their families deserve our admiration and gratitude. Through their service they’ve protected our country, represented the best of our values and been a force for good around the world. For that reason, when veterans and […]
58,000. That’s how many bridges nationwide are in need of repair according to a new report released by the American Road and Transportation Builders. The report notes that 58,495 bridges across the country are structurally deficient including 5,313 here in Maryland. This study reinforces the analysis done by the American Society of Civil Engineers, which […]
From WCBC Radio: During a daylong visit to western Maryland Wednesday, Sixth District Congressman John Delaney took a walking tour of the Footer Dye Works building with local officials. The four-story Footer building will hold a brewpub on the first floor and the saw tooth section. The second floor will be offices with loft apartments […]
Congressman Delaney discussed his hobbies outside of work with Roll Call: It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work. This week, Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., talks about Bruce Springsteen, the New York Stock Exchange and time with his four daughters. Q: […]
Congressman John K. Delaney organized a Western Maryland Job Fair this week that was attended by over 500 people and featured over 60 local employers. Coverage from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail: The halls of Kaplan University’s administration building were alive with job seekers Tuesday afternoon. Hosted by U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a job fair featuring more […]
On January 7 Rep. John K. Delaney filed the Iran Ballistic Missile Prevention and Sanctions Act, legislation that would ensure that the U.S. holds Iran to the highest level of accountability for its actions by permanently codifying sanctions on entities that transfer ballistic missiles or advanced conventional weapons to or from Iran. In recent weeks […]
Congressman John K. Delaney authored an op-ed on his legislation to help disabled veterans in the Frederick News-Post. The Medical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act significantly shortens the required period of employment for a disabled veteran to have access to medical leave. The text of Delaney’s op-ed on the bill is below: Helping Veterans Access […]
The 83rd Annual Brunswick Veterans Day Parade took place Sunday November 8th in Frederick County. Congressman John K. Delaney spoke at the event. Coverage from the Frederick News-Post here: U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-District 6) also spoke, saying the veterans have made the “ultimate sacrifice.” They work tirelessly to protect our freedom and liberty, he said. […]
This week, Congressman John K. Delaney urged the Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to meaningfully increase federal investment in roads, bridges and transit. Coverage from The Hill: Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is pushing for a “meaningful increase” in federal highway spending as the House gets ready to mark up a long-term transportation […]
On October 4th Congressman Delaney attended the Silver Star Award Ceremony for Cumberland World War II veteran Irvin W. “Butch” Johnson. Coverage from the Cumberland Times-News: After 70 years, World War II Veteran Irvin “Butch” Johnson, 91, received the Silver Star Medal he earned for gallantry in action against the enemy. Johnson on Sunday was […]
On Thursday, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) filed the Early Learning Act, legislation that creates access to free pre-k for all four-year-olds. The Early Learning Act gives states federal funding to establish or expand their pre-K programs, with revenues provided by a 1.5% surtax on incomes over $500,000. The bill provides states with up to $8,000 in […]
Over 100 Marylanders attended an ID Theft & Fraud Prevention Workshop hosted by Congressman Delaney this week in Hagerstown. Coverage from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail here: There was standing room only at Hagerstown Community College Wednesday evening, as dozens of people turned out to learn how to take a stand against identity theft and fraud. […]
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has authored an op-ed to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Social Security, which was created in August of 1935. Delaney’s op-ed can be read here at the Huffington Post and is copied below. Celebrating 80 Years of Social Security, a Promise to Keep By Rep. John K. Delaney Imagine a […]
On July 19, Congressman Delaney published an op-ed on the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War in the Frederick News-Post. The piece is available online here. Remembering the sacrifice of Vietnam veterans 50 years later By Rep. John Delaney Fifty years ago, in July 1965, President Johnson dramatically expanded the size of the American engagement […]
Recent coverage in the New York Times has highlighted Congressman John K. Delaney’s work to build bipartisan support for using international tax reform to rebuild America’s infrastructure. July 16th reporting on the latest efforts to fix the Highway Trust Fund included the following: “In the last two years, an idea that began as an outlandish […]
During consideration of the FY 2016 Defense appropriations bill, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) successfully introduced an amendment to increase federal funding for Fisher House, an organization that provides free lodging near hospitals for military and veteran families. Delaney’s amendment was adopted by the House and included in the final bill, which passed on June […]
On May 28, 2015 Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) authored an op-ed in the Washington Post outlining a new agenda for the Democratic Party. A Better Democratic Agenda By Rep. John K. Delaney May 28, 2015 Washington is paralyzed by extreme political rhetoric that creates powerful sound bites but poor policy. The big legislative […]
This May Congressman John K. Delaney held infrastructure roundtables in Frederick and Hagerstown. Delaney met with local residents and business leaders to hear about local infrastructure needs and to discuss his Infrastructure 2.0 Act. Absent Congressional action, the Highway Trust Fund, the nation’s primary source for federal transportation projects, will expire at the end of […]
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) attended Workers’ Memorial Day events in Cumberland and Hagerstown. These ceremonies remember those Americans who have been killed on the job and call for safe workplaces for all. Coverage from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail here: Union and Delaney honor military, civilians hurt or killed on the job By Caleb Calhoun, 4/28/15 […]
This week Congressman John K. Delaney voted against legislation to repeal the estate tax. According to analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, the legislation would add $269 billion to the federal deficit. Under existing tax law, only estates worth over $5.4 million are subject to the estate tax. Delaney authored an op-ed in the […]
Congressman John K. Delaney authored an op-ed in The Hill analyzing the state of housing finance reform and outlining the benefits of his legislation, The Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership. Introduced with Reps. Jim Himes and John Carney, the legislation combines private sector pricing with a government guarantee, a new solution that protects the 30-year fixed […]
This week Congressman John K. Delaney published an op-ed in the Huffington Post on expanding health care options for veterans. The op-ed is posted online here. Keeping Our Pledge to Veterans By Rep. John Delaney Before joining the Armed Forces, every American service member is required to swear an oath to support and defend the […]
Congressman John K. Delaney is an original cosponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which was reintroduced Wednesday by Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro. Coverage from the Frederick News-Post here: WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has signed on as an original cosponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which was reintroduced today […]
March is Women’s History Month, a time celebrate the trailblazers who made history, to remember the work women have done to build our country and renew our commitment to equality. This week, April and I were honored to host an event for Emerge Maryland at our home. Joining us were Senator Ben Cardin, Congressman Elijah […]
March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to renew our efforts to empower the next generation of women and ensure justice. This is a hugely important issue to April and I. In Congress, I’ve been proud to support the Paycheck Fairness Act, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, […]
LCV Scorecard gives Delaney 91% score for 2014 WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) received a 91% score in the 2015 National Environmental Scorecard from the League of Conservation Voters. To view Delaney’s scorecard, click here. “Protecting the environment is essential to a sound economy, a high quality of life and a healthy […]
On February 23 Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined President Obama, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Cory Booker in announcing a new federal effort to protect middle-class investors. Coverage from the Baltimore Sun here: WASHINGTON – Rep. John Delaney, who spent a career in financial services before running for Congress, […]
Congressman John K. Delaney and state legislators representing Garrett, Allegany and Washington County have sent Maryland leaders a Western Maryland Agenda focused on economic development. In addition to Rep. Delaney the letter was signed by Senator George C. Edwards (District 1), Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel (District 1A), Delegate Jason C. Buckel (District 1B), Delegate Mike McKay (District 1C) […]
Later this week, President Obama will sign into law the Clay Hunt SAV Act, legislation to improve mental health care coverage for veterans. John Delaney is a proud supporter of this legislation and authored an op-ed in the Frederick News-Post on the importance of this bill. You can read the op-ed online here. Improving […]
On February 3, 2015 Congressman John Delaney wrote to National Park Service officials urging them not to impose new park-wide fees at the C&O Canal National Historical Park. Coverage from the Cumberland Times-News here: Cumberland Times-News: Delaney doesn’t want user fees for C&O Canal park Posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 2:39 pm CUMBERLAND — […]
Congressman John K. Delaney has filed legislation to make student loan debt dischargeable in bankruptcy. Here’s what David Rossman of the Missourian had to say about the bill: Today, student loans are nearly impossible to discharge in a bankruptcy proceeding. HR 449 would effectively restore bankruptcy rights to student loan borrowers. Delaney has been quoted […]
John K. Delaney has published an op-ed in the Washington Post on the new House rule to use “dynamic scoring” to evaluate certain pieces of legislation. You can read Delaney’s column online here. Delaney argues that it is intellectually dishonest to use dynamic scoring for only tax bills, but not for investments in infrastructure, education […]
Frederick News-Post coverage of John Delaney’s Infrastructure and Global Tax Competitiveness Act: Committee: Delaney transportation fund plan fiscally sound U.S. Rep. John Delaney’s bill to help fund infrastructure projects moves forward with a stamp of approval from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and backing from some elected officials in Frederick County. The bipartisan […]
In an op-ed published in The Hill, Congressman John Delaney argues that Congress and the President should work together to create jobs and make the economy more competitive. Delaney points out that there is a deep well of bipartisan support for using international tax reform measures to create a new method of financing infrastructure investment. […]
GAITHERSBURG – On Thursday, the Associated Press declared John Delaney the winner in Maryland’s Sixth District. Delaney expanded his lead as absentee ballots were counted in four counties. Delaney releases the following statement on the Sixth District race: “I am truly honored to have been re-elected and look forward to getting back to […]
GAITHERSBURG – The Associated Press has declared John Delaney the winner in Maryland’s Sixth District. On Wednesday, Delaney declared victory in the race after leading after all early voting and Election Day votes were counted. Delaney expanded his lead after Thursday’s count of absentee ballots in four counties. After Montgomery County released results that showed […]
GAITHERSBURG – John Delaney releases the following statement: “I am humbled and honored to have been elected by the people of the Sixth District to represent them again in Congress. April and I would like to thank everyone who supported our campaign. “After a spirited campaign that defied national and statewide trends, Sixth District voters […]
In my house, I’m outnumbered, five to one. Four daughters and my wife, April. I’ve learned a lot from them. New to Congress, I’ve worked to strengthen anti-violence laws and support equal pay for equal work. That’s the subject of our newest ad: When we lift women up, we strengthen families.
GAITHERSBURG – John Delaney campaigned in all five counties of Maryland’s Sixth District Monday, meeting with voters and discussing his platform from Garrett to Montgomery County. Delaney knocked on doors in Grantsville and Hancock and greeted early voters in Cumberland, Hagerstown, Frederick and Germantown. “From Grantsville to Germantown voters are concerned about the economy and […]
The Washington Post has endorsed John Delaney for Congress in Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District. Click here to read their endorsement online. Evaluating the Sixth District contest, the Washington Post writes: “Democratic Rep. John Delaney faces a well-funded GOP opponent. Dan Bongino is a former Secret Service agent turned security consultant and guest host on right-wing […]
Early voting has started and Election Day is almost here. For all your information on where you can vote, visit www.delaneyforcongress.com/vote or click the Voting Hub icon at the top of your screen. Early voting runs from 10/23 to 10/30, from 10 AM – to 8 PM each day. Early voting polling stations are located […]
The Hagerstown Herald-Mail has endorsed John Delaney for Congress. They write: It had been some time — two decades, in fact — since Western Maryland’s 6th Congressional District was the beneficiary of energetic representation in Congress. That changed two years ago with the election of John Delaney, an aggressive proponent of smart, problem-solving government. We […]
Washington Jewish Week has endorsed John Delaney for Congress in Maryland’s Sixth District. In the Nov. 4 vote, the Jewish community in the Maryland suburbs has two outstanding members of Congress who deserve re-election. Chris Van Hollen (D-District 8) and John Delaney (D-District 6) serve their districts well, and we endorse them. They continue: Like […]
We have a sacred obligation to support those who have served our country and provide them with the benefits they’ve earned. I’m proud to represent tens of thousands of veterans in the Sixth District and this is an area I’ve made a priority since taking office. Each of the last two years, as the House […]
This month, Congressman John Delaney received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award. Delaney received the award from the President of the Maryland Farm Bureau at a family farm in Tuscarora. The award is given to legislators with a pro-agriculture track record. “I’m so honored to be recognized by the Farm Bureau for our work together […]
Marylanders from Germantown to Cumberland to Oakland work hard each day. They know that their livelihood depends upon being able to get things done. It’s not acceptable just to blame someone else. Results matter. Washington should work the same way. That’s why I supported the No Budget, No Pay Act. It was pretty simple: if […]
FREDERICK – Dozens of business leaders from all five counties in Maryland’s Sixth District have announced their support for John Delaney. Prior to being elected in 2012, Delaney founded and led two successful Maryland businesses and is a former Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Business Leaders for Delaney was formally announced at Monocacy […]
The Gazette has endorsed John Delaney for Congress in Maryland’s Sixth District race. In the 6th Congressional District, our choice also is a Democratic incumbent, John Delaney of Potomac. The founder of two successful finance companies, Delaney says his business resume helps him deal with Republicans. He also says that background can help break gridlock, […]
It was my great pleasure to take part in the 47th Annual Autumn Glory Festival this weekend in Oakland. Despite some cloudy and rainy weather, the scenery was as beautiful as always. Garrett County is truly one of the treasures of our state. We heard some wonderful music on Friday evening at the Maryland State […]
Congressman John Delaney met with the Frederick Area Committee for Transportation to discuss local transportation and infrastructure needs and his bipartisan plan to give states and local governments more financing options. From the Frederick News-Post: U.S. Rep. John Delaney pledged his support for several Frederick County transportation projects at a meeting with local transportation advocates. […]
GAITHERSBURG – John Delaney’s campaign has begun airing a new television advertisement across Maryland’s Sixth District. The spot, titled “Story” highlights Delaney’s unique background and his bipartisan approach to getting things done in Congress. Delaney’s infrastructure bill now has over 40 Democratic and 40 Republican cosponsors. Former Secretary of Transportation under President Reagan, James Burnley, […]
Along with a great group of volunteers, I was out today knocking on doors and talking to voters. At the doors, people care more about solutions and problem solving than they do politics. The tremendous support we are receiving is humbling to say the least.
Last week Congressman Delaney voted for bipartisan legislation to improve America’s business climate and encourage more job creation. Delaney voted for the Jobs for America Act, which passed the House in a 253-163 vote. Delaney discussed the legislation with WFMD Radio: Even though the economy is growing, Delaney says it’s doing so at a slow […]
Congressman Delaney wrote to President Obama, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, calling for an aggressive response to the escalating outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. WFMD Radio coverage here: One local congressman wants a stepped-up US effort against the outbreak of Ebola in west Africa. In a letter to […]
John Delaney posted the following message on Facebook on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001: Today, we remember the innocent men and women who died in the attacks on 9/11, the first responders who perished while saving others, and all those who have been killed by terrorists or who have […]
Congressman John Delaney published an op-ed in the Washington Post this week making the case for reforming Washington. Delaney writes: Representative democracy is in crisis in the United States. One of the three pillars of our system of government — the legislative branch — is failing. The current Congress has shut down the federal government, […]
Forbes columnist Ralph Benko highlighted John Delaney’s effort to bridge the partisan divide and offer new solutions this week. You can read the full column online here. Here’s what Benko said about Delaney’s problem-solving approach: He seems motivated by an interesting challenge. (The Thematic Apperception Test calls this “Need for Achievement.” It’s a nice quality.) […]
On August 29, John Delaney met with local farmers in Boonsboro to discuss agriculture policy and hear their concerns. Delaney invited Maryland Senate President Mike Miller and Senate Finance Chair Mac Middleton to join him, along with Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Buddy Hance. The Herald-Mail wrote the following about the meeting: Two political heavyweights from the […]
HAGERSTOWN – Congressman John Delaney (MD-6) opened his Hagerstown office Tuesday evening. Delaney was joined by Maryland House of Delegates candidate Elizabeth Paul, whose campaign will be sharing the space. Also attending the event were Hagerstown Mayor David Gysberts, MD Delegate John Donoghue, Hagerstown Councilmember Lewis Metzner, and Board of Education candidate Peter Perini, and […]
GAITHERSBURG – A large group of over 105 volunteers and supporters attended a Delaney for Congress Campaign Cookout this Monday at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. The Montgomery County cookout was the first of a series of cookout events the Delaney campaign will hold across the Sixth District this year and took place after the Gaithersburg […]
GAITHERSBURG – The Delaney campaign held the grand opening of their Gaithersburg office this Wednesday evening. Over 100 volunteers and supporters attended the office opening. The office is located at 14 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg MD 20878 and is open seven days a week. The campaign will hold the grand opening of their Hagerstown office next […]
On August 20, John Delaney published an op-ed on VA reform in the Cumberland Times-News. Bipartisan VA reform effort good for our veterans Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:46 pm When our armed service members put on their uniform, they’re making a promise to their country, a vow to defend our home. They […]
On Friday August 22, John Delaney took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. His daughters poured the ice water over his head. John challenged Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim, and one of his staff members to the challenge. To watch the video click here. For more information on the ALS […]
Interested in helping John’s campaign, picking up bumper stickers or yard signs or meeting fellow supporters? Stop by one of our campaign office locations and get involved! Office locations: Gaithersburg Campaign Office 14 Bureau Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 301-500-8642 (This is in the Giant shopping center, same location as in 2012.) Hagerstown Campaign Office 222 […]
The Frederick News-Post has offered praise for John Delaney’s election reform platform, which includes: open primaries so independents can vote, redistricting reform, and making Election Day a holiday. Here’s part of what the paper had to say: U.S. Rep. John Delaney’s bill to reform the country’s laws for electing members of the House of Representatives […]
While shocking and overstated, this video dramatizes the consequences of not acting to prepare our citizens for the macro trends in the world. In fact, it lines up well with the theory of the case I outlined in my annual letter. This is exactly why I’ve become the leading advocate in Congress for increasing our […]
We’re open! Elections are won one volunteer at a time and as we saw in 2012, grassroots support really makes a difference. Starting this Monday August 11th come by the Delaney Gaithersburg Office and learn more about the campaign. Sign up for a volunteer shift and grab your Delaney Yard Sign, T-shirt and bumper sticker […]
Let’s face it. A lot of the time, the House of Representatives isn’t very representative of this great country. I know you deserve better and I’m working to do something about it. After two decades in the private sector, I ran for office two years ago to do my part to fix Congress. We have […]
This June, historic flooding hit Washington and Allegany County. When the state decided not to apply for federal FEMA assistance, John Delaney wrote to the Governor, asking that he reconsider. Delaney’s letter to the state cited additional factors that FEMA can consider, factors which John argued could help local residents receive disaster relief. Here’s what […]
People still tell me all the time that this is one of their favorite political ads. It’s a spot called Jump Rope. The truth is, the only way we can build a better country is to work together, not spend all our time and energy tearing each other down and engaging in partisan attacks. Here’s […]
On a campaign stop at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown on Saturday, U.S. Rep. John Delaney said he believes Western Maryland gets overlooked by the state government in Annapolis. The first-term Democrat cited Gov. Martin O’Malley’s failure to request federal aid for the victims of last month’s Clear Spring flood as an example. Read More » […]
Every American can agree that too many government social programs fail citizens they are intended to serve. However, efforts to improve delivery of social services regularly degenerate into partisan arguments about funding levels. The right accuses the left of spending inefficiently, while the left shoots back that the right doesn’t care enough to spend more. For generations, […]
Gazette coverage of John Delaney’s efforts to increase funding for Fisher House, a non-profit that provides free housing for military families near hospitals. Proposed $16 million funding increase would help Fisher House expand: Rockville nonprofit provides homes to military families near hospitals by Emily Birnbaum Special to The Gazette A Rockville nonprofit that […]
POTOMAC – Tuesday, Congressman John K. Delaney won the Democratic primary contest in Maryland’s Sixth District. Delaney, the only former CEO of a publicly-traded company in Congress, was first elected in 2012. In the last general election contest, Delaney received 58.8% of the vote. Last week, Delaney aired his first television ad of the cycle. […]
After years of standoffs, Congress faces another dangerous deadline this summer: the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund, which funds roughly 90 percent of federal surface transportation projects in the United States. What’s different this time is that there is increased willingness on both sides of the aisle to adopt a bipartisan solution that would […]
Dear Friends, I hope this letter finds you and your family doing well and enjoying the start of the New Year. I write to share with you perspectives on my first year proudly representing Maryland’s 6thCongressional District and to engage you in a broader economic policy discussion. To efficiently accomplish that objective, I have divided […]
November will be here before you know it. Between now and Election Day, here are some of the ways you can stay in touch with John and his campaign: Email: Click here to receive the latest updates from John and the campaign. Facebook: Like John on Facebook and connect with other supporters. Twitter: Follow John on Twitter @JDelaneyforMD. […]