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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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June 14, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Maryland congressional delegation, led by Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.-05), today gathered for a roundtable discussion with experts from the Maryland Center on Economic Policy and Associated Black Charities to discuss potential federal policies that could help close the growing racial wealth gap in Maryland and nationwide.
May 22, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As the Trump Administration continues to shatter conflicts of interest standards and ethical norms in government, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced comprehensive legislation to strengthen the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), the independent agency responsible for preventing and resolving conflicts of interest within the Executive Branch. Although OGE is able to identify violations of ethics laws and regulations, it lacks the authority to compel compliance.

April 6, 2018 In The News

This week, Congressman Jamie Raskin stopped by Tuscarora to answer a few questions to speak with students in Government classes. 

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March 14, 2018 In The News

 Maryland congressional Democrats addressed thousands of students — many of them from Montgomery County — who marched to the U.S. Capitol grounds on Wednesday morning.

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February 21, 2018 In The News

​In the shadow of the Capitol's huge white rotunda, Montgomery County students were greeted by Maryland Representative Jamie Raskin and Jen Pauliukonis, president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence.

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February 21, 2018 In The News

Students were addressed by Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.), who spoke to the crowd twice, moving from one side of the throng to the other, because of its size. Raskin compared the students’ efforts to the civil rights movement and protests against the Vietnam War.

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February 20, 2018 In The News

Students from Montgomery Blair, Richard Montgomery, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, and Walter Johnson high schools were expected to walk out of classes and head to local Metro stations. The students planned to rally at the Capitol, where U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin and a representative of Marylanders To prevent Gun Violence were expected to speak to the students.

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January 29, 2018 Page

Many federal and Maryland state government websites provide free educational resources for teachers and students, including lesson plans, materials for classroom instruction, and professional development opportunities. 

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December 7, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representative Jamie Raskin (MD-08) announced the winners of his 2017 Congressional App Challenge today: a team of Montgomery Blair High School students, William Wang and Kevin Higgs, who won for their submission, “Keyster.”

November 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) today regarding the acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP):