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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier this week, at an election security forum hosted by Committee on House Administration member Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and special guest Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), members of the public heard from election security experts and public officials about the safety of our election infrastructure headed into the 2018 midterm elections.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Rep. Don Beyer today led a group of five House Democratic leaders requesting information from EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) about Pruitt’s legal defense fund.

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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.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Maryland’s bipartisan congressional delegation has written a joint letter to Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar in support of Maryland’s waiver for a state reinsurance program, which was authorized by the Maryland General Assembly earlier this year.

May 17, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, House Democrats released a new video, “Death by a Thousand Cuts: Undermining the Russia Investigation,” amid mounting threats from the White House and Trump’s lawyers to shut down Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation into the Trum

May 17, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – During the height of National Police Week, Team Maryland gathered as a bipartisan delegation Wednesday for a dialogue with federal law enforcement partners based in Maryland, including the newly confirmed U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – Following their visit to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland yesterday, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announced plans for a public forum on election security in Rockville, Maryland on May 22nd.

April 30, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jerry McNerney (D-CA), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) announced the launch of the Congressional Freethought Caucus to promote sound public policy based on reason, science, and moral values, protect the secular character of our government, and champion the value of freedom of thought worldwide.

April 27, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced the Stop Access to Firearms Evading Revocation (SAFER) Act, which will make it illegal to knowingly transfer or return a firearm to a person whose state license to possess or purchase firear

April 17, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressmen Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Ted Lieu (D-CA), and David Cicilline (D-RI) today joined Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee, in introducing the Special Counsel Transparency Act, a bill that would preserve the important work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in the event tha

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March 20, 2018 In The News

Just days after FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired from his position, U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-8) offered him a job.

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March 19, 2018 In The News

On Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a little more than a day before he was to retire. Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin of Maryland calls the move "outrageous." He speaks with Amy Morris and Bob Moon on Bloomberg Daybreak.

March 19, 2018 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined 1A's Joshua Johnson to discuss President Trump's attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and the abrupt firing of former FBI Director Andrew McCabe just days before his planned retirement.

March 16, 2018 In The News

A Democratic lawmaker in the House has introduced a bill aimed at preventing federal officials from spending public money at any of President Trump's hotel properties.

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March 15, 2018 In The News

Jayapal and Raskin each were asked to reflect on the #MeToo backlash among both their congressional colleagues and their constituents.

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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.

February 27, 2018 In The News

Students from various high schools in Montgomery County filled the auditorium at Montgomery Blair High School last night to welcome survivors from the Valentine’s Day shooting that happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Also in attendance was Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) representing the Parkland community, and Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), the organizer of th

February 27, 2018 In The News

Students from the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 people were killed in a Feb. 14 mass shooting told a gathering of Montgomery County students Monday night that the time for stricter gun control laws is now and they are the generation to push lawmakers to act.

February 27, 2018 In The News

The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States spiked in 2017, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League, which partly blamed US President Donald Trump for the rise due to “the divisive state of our national discourse.”

February 25, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin announced Sunday night on his Facebook page that he and U.S Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida have arranged for a group of visiting Stoneman Douglas students to “interact with students from high schools in Montgomery County who wish to express their support and solidarity.”

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