Kumar Barve



Leading Physicians Group Hails Health Care Leader Rockville, MD, September 28, 2015 -The leading physicians group in the State of Maryland today endorsed Delegate Kumar Barve in his campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland's 8th Congressional District. The Maryland Medical Political Action Committee, the political arm of MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, voted unanimously to support Barve recognizing his history of public service and work on public health issues. "Kumar Barve is a tireless fighter for patient's rights and protecting health care providers …

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Statement on Speaker Boehner

Speaker Boehner's imminent resignation is a sign of just how broken Congress is and in need of a new kind of leadership.   It is imperative that we Democrats take back the House and elect Progressive representatives who fight for their causes and have a proven track record of working with reasonable members of both parties to advance responsible social and economic policy.  The time for extremist screaming is over; we need a Congress of skilled legislators willing to work with each other on behalf of the American people.  

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Statement on Valerie Ervin

Kumar Barve statement on the withdrawal of Valerie Ervin from the 8th Congressional District.   "Valerie Ervin has been a long-time progressive advocate for working families in Montgomery County and her voice in this campaign for Congress will be missed.  She is correct to point out that too much attention is paid to fundraising and that our political system does not make it easy for women, people of color, and the non-wealthy, to compete on a level playing field.  And I agree that we must recruit and train more women and people of color to run for office."

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Seeking to Set Himself Apart, Barve Emphasizes Employment Issues in District 8 Race

Candidate says more must be done to help middle class Originally in Bethesda Magazine Trying to set himself apart in the crowded race for the Democratic nomination in the 8thCongressional District, Del. Kumar Barve Monday frequently cited his long experience in public office and his emphasis on economic issues during an appearance before a group of local Democrats in Silver Spring. “As a person who has spent 25 years in the legislature, I have focused on many of the social issues on which I think the [Democratic primary candidates] are identical—when it comes to women&rs…

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Congressional candidate also picks up key endorsement Rockville, MD - Delegate Kumar Barve, a candidate for the open seat in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, will receive the “Public Servant of the Year”award from the International Leadership Foundation tonight at their annual dinner in Washington D.C. “Kumar Barve is an historical civic leader in the Asian Pacific American community.   He is the forerunner who opened doors for thousands of others to engage in the civic life of their communities and enter into public service careers”, sai…

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