John Delaney | U.S. Representative [D-MD]
John Delaney speaking at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention, 6/19.By: Gage Skidmore
John Delaney Contact & Bio Information
Born 04/16/1963 (Age 56)
John Delaney Congress Details
Years in Congress: 01/03/2013 - Present
Committees On: Financial Services
John Delaney History
U.S. Representative from Maryland (01/03/2013 - Present)
College Attended: Georgetown ('88) & Columbia ('85)
Degrees Earned: J.D. (Law) Law (88) & Bachelors Degree Liberal Arts (85)
Prior Occupations: Entrepreneur, Manager & CEO
Night one of the second Democratic debate in Detroit featured two popular progressive candidates speaking the most, Bernie Sanders & Elizabeth Warren, engaging in debates with more moderate candidates on topics including health care, immigration reform & college education. Tim Ryan and John Delaney were the most outspoken in support of more moderate positions providing a contrast while Pete Buttigieg with the 3rd most speaking time focused his criticism on Republicans. Steve Bullock made his first appearance and also defended more moderate positions.
2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate John Delaney talked with Chris Matthews about his take on how he performed on the first night of the second Democratic Debate. He said he “believes in entrepreneurs, I believe in capitalism,” in reference to Senator Bernie Sanders’ platform of Medicare for All.
Democratic Presidential candidate John Delaney sat down for an interview with Margaret Brennan on "Face the Nation." During the interview, Delaney notably broke with the majority of the Democratic field by saying he opposed Democratic efforts to decriminalize border crossings made by migrants at the southern border. Delaney said his priority isn't to change existing immigration law, but to instead redouble efforts to help the Central American countries experiencing economic and political turmoil that is driving people out of their homes and turning them into refugees.
The first Democratic debate of the 2020 election cycle featured the first ten of twenty candidates who qualified to participate. There were plenty of minor disagreements between the candidates, particularly on immigration, healthcare policy, and Donald Trump. Some notable moments are when Senator Warren publicly called for the elimination of private health insurance (a first for her), Julian Castro's passionate plea for a more inclusive immigration law, and a number of candidates answering questions in Spanish instead of English in a bid to appeal to Hispanic voters.
2020 Presidential hopeful, Representative. John Delaney sat down with Chris Matthews to discuss his take on Medicare For All, as well as his beliefs of why private sector health care was vital. He claimed that Medicare For All would close every hospital in the country.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate, John Delaney, gave his 2 cents to The View on President Donald Trump's remarks on notifying the FBI of foreign intelligence on his 2020 Democratic opponents. Delaney called it "un-American" and "un-patriotic."
Former Maryland U.S. Representative, John Delaney spoke during the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame event on in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He walked onto the stage with Johnny Cash's I've Been Everywhere" playing. He devoted the bulk of his speech to universal health care in America, but not the Medicare For All plan many other candidates are for.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate, and former US Representative, John Delaney spoke at a CNN Town Hall in Austin, Texas. He said he believed the degradation of standards in American society was the most damaging effect of President Donald Trump's time in office, over the long-term.
Former Representative, and 2020 Democratic candidate, John Delaney, sat down with John Harwood to discuss his campaign platform. Delaney said he favors higher corporate taxes to pay for infrastructure, as well as universal health care, and limits on carbon emissions. He said the skills he learned in his finance businesses would help him work with Republicans to get it all done.