John Sarbanes

Rep. Sarbanes Speaks on Growing Support for Government by the People Act

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) appeared on WYPR’s Midday with Dan Rodricks Friday to talk about the Government by the People Act (HR 20), his own fundraising program modeled after the bill, and why there’s growing support for small donor public financing on Capitol Hill.

John Sarbanes: Fighting back against super PACs

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) went on Up with Chris Hayes Sunday morning to talk about his plan for empowering small donors, modeled after the Fair Elections Now Act in Congress. As National Journal reported, "Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., says that super PACs could influence Congressional races in the same way they have the presidential race—and he may have a way for candidates to fight back."

Check out the video below that also features Public Campaign Action Fund board member Zephyr Teachout.