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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

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January 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)--Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) announced that he is an original cosponsor of the bipartisan House resolution commemorating 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.
January 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requesting documents and information related to recent news that the Trump Administration has continued to separate hundreds of additional immigrant children from their parents.
December 23, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent letters seeking documents following reports of a pattern of negligence and abuse leading to serious harm and the deaths of immigrants detained by the Trump Administration.
December 20, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, and Reps. Jackie Speier, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Lois Frankel sent letters to Attorney General William Barr and Richard Swearingen, the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, seeking documents and information regarding the favorable deal for sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein and the concealment of the deal from the victims of Mr. Epstein’s crimes.
November 21, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), Norma J. Torres (D-CA), Bill Foster (D-IL), and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and more than 100 additional Members of Congress in demanding that the White House fire Senior Advisor to the President Stephen Miller.
October 30, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a hearing entitled “The Administration’s Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 30, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Below is Chairman Jamie Raskin’s statement, as prepared for delivery, at today’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing entitled, “The Administration's Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 29, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, will hold a hearing on “The Administration’s Decision to Deport Critically Ill Children and Their Families.”
October 23, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)— Today, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, held a hearing entitled, “Examining the Oil Industry’s Efforts to Suppress the Truth about Climate Change.”
October 16, 2019 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent letters to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) referring public reports of alleged financial wrongdoing by the National Rifle Association (NRA).