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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney’s Idea for Stimulus Check: ‘Pay Everyone $1500 to Get Vaccine’

Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md. 6) is getting attention on Twitter for his idea for distributing a coronavirus vaccine, once it is made available. Delaney tweeted Friday, “Pay everyone $1500 to get vaccine[.] It is a stimulus check & big vaccine incentive rolled into one[.] Result: more people get vaccine, it saves lives, helps […]

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January 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Drops Out of Presidential Race

Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac has announced an end to his presidential campaign, days before the Iowa caucus. Delaney released the following statement on Twitter Friday morning: lt has been a privilege to campaign for the Democratic nomination for President, but it is clear that God has a different purpose for me […]

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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

John Delaney Does Not Qualify for October Democratic Debate

Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac did not qualify for the fourth Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 15 at Otterbein University in Ohio.  To qualify for the debate, candidates had to raise money from 130,000 donors and get 2 percent of support in four polls from June 28 to Oct. 1. The polls were […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Does Not Qualify for September Presidential Debate

Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac has failed to qualify for the third round of Democratic presidential debates. To qualify for the debate, candidates needed to have 130,000 unique campaign donors and they needed to reach at least 2% in four qualifying polls approved by the Democratic National Committee. Delaney has reached neither. RealClearPolitics […]

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July 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Delaney Video Spells Out His Views on Country

After announcing his bid for the presidency, Rep. John Delaney recorded a Facebook video where he says he has “very specific plans” for handling security risks, infrastructure, improved education and other issues. The video doesn’t share any of those plans. He tells the story of growing up in Wood-Ridge, N.J., the son of an electrician […]

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May 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Delaney: Comey Firing Either a Cover-up or ‘Incredible Incompetence’ (VIDEO)

Rep. John Delaney said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s firing of James Comey from the FBI is at worst a cover-up and at best, “incredible incompetence.” Delaney discussed Comey at a tour of BlueStar HonorCare, a Derwood company that markets products that help senior citizens stay in their homes. At the center of Comey’s firing […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Elected Officials Urge FAA to Measure Noise from Altered Air Traffic Patterns

Elected officials who represent the Bethesda area have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to measure noise levels from flights to and from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The officials — U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, Reps. John Delaney and Jamie Raskin, County Executive Ike Leggett, and County Council President Roger Berliner — […]

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April 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Gov. Larry Hogan will be in Potomac to announce the $100 million I-270 Innovative Congestion Management Project and identify the winning design-build team. 2. The BioHealth Capital Region Forum starts today at 9:30 a.m. at MedImmune in Gaithersburg to spotlight prominent biotech […]

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April 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. The kids are back in school today. Commuters shouldn’t expect easy traffic on their way to work. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets at 9:30 a.m. The agenda includes discussions on the fiscal 2018 budget and the Bethesda Sector Plan. In the […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Congressman Delaney Holds Rally in Gaithersburg to Save Affordable Care Act

It’s the first time Gaithersburg resident Steve Higgins can remember, since casting his vote for Jimmy Carter in 1976, that he went out to protest a president. He joined more than 200 residents and elected-officials at Gaithersburg High School on Monday evening in an effort to save the Affordable Health Care Act. “When [President] Trump […]

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