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John Delaney on Government Reform

Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6

 


Nationally televised debates between President and Congress

His big idea: As part of his effort to find common ground with political opponents, Mr Delaney promises that as president he would hold nationally televised debates with Congress once every three months. Think of it like question time in the British Parliament, but not as often and (probably) with less creative insults.
Source: BBC.com on 2020 Democratic primary contenders at 2019 SXSW , Mar 12, 2019

End gerrymandering, make Election Day a holiday

As a congressman, Delaney introduced the Open Our Democracy Act, legislation aimed at ending gerrymandering and establishing Election Day as a federal holiday.
Source: Axios.com "What you need to know about 2020" , Feb 27, 2019

Extend lobbying ban to 5 years; pass STOCK Act too