The Monthly Interview: John Sarbanes

June 2015
Washington Monthly;Jun-Aug2015, Vol. 47 Issue 6-8, p9
An interview with Maryland RepresentativeJohn Sarbanes is presented. Sarbanes proposes campaign finance reform in the form of the Government By the People Act. He talks about how the legislation aims to direct candidates to funding provided by small donors. He distinguishes his proposal from the promise of a constitutional amendment for overturning Citizens United. He discusses the overwhelming support for the bill from the Democratic Party.


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