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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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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy tickets—the top level ticket costs $2,800. According to the campaign’s website, the lower level tickets that cost $500 […]

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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg Touts Himself as ‘Values’ Candidate at Chevy Chase Fundraiser

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., attended two private fundraising events in Chevy Chase on Saturday. Tickets to the events ranged from $250 to $2,800. In Chevy Chase, Buttigieg made the case for choosing a Democratic presidential nominee who is “living up to our values” as a country. A video […]

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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, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Takes Aim at Front-Runner Candidates in CNN Debate

During the second set of Democratic primary debates on CNN, John Delaney, Maryland’s former District 6 representative, appeared to have made a name for himself. The Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and Politico all listed Delaney as one of the night’s winners because of his viral exchanges with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.). […]

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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Hucker Hosting Democratic Debate Viewing Party

Montgomery County councilmember Tom Hucker is hosting a Democratic primary debate viewing party tonight, July 29, at Silver Branch Brewing Company. John Delaney, Potomac resident and former representative of Maryland’s sixth district, will be debating candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) among others. The event begins at 7:30 […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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July 13, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Bernie Sanders Endorses Ben Jealous in Silver Spring

In speeches that seemed one part politics, one part religious revival, progressives descended on Silver Spring on Thursday morning to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders endorse Ben Jealous in the Maryland governor’s race. “We are gathered today on Trump’s doorstep to let the world know, we intend to get rid of his doormat,” Jealous told the […]

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