U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) (R), Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) (L) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (2nd L): Congressional Democrats held a news conference to discuss the first 100 days of the Trump presidency.
Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) told Maryland county officials that some gun manufacturers build their sales models “on an assumption that at least 20% of the weapons will get sold illegally.” While addressing the Montgomery County Council on Jan. 29, Sarbanes discussed his support of Vice Pres. Biden’s recent gun control recommendations saying, “I want to note that the resistance to it, the organized resistance to it, doesn’t just come from organizations like the NRA, which gets... cont'd…
Rep. John Sarbanes—lead sponsor of the Government by the People Act—put it well: "The people that are polluting our environment are the same people that are polluting our democracy by pouring millions of dollars into campaigns. They’re the same people who are pouring millions of dollars into lobbyists and standing in the way of progress on climate change."
Did you know that four Greek-Americans have been re-elected to the new U.S. Congress after yesterday’s elections? Republican Rep. Gus Bilirakis in Florida, Democrat Congressman John Sarbanes in Maryland, Democrat Congresswoman Niki Tsongas in Massachusetts, and Democrat Congresswoman Dina Titus in Nevada. Here is a detailed graph presenting the U.S. Senate results for the 2014 midterm elections