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February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C.

February 23, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) reintroduced their bill today to remove the name of Francis G. Newlands, a late U.S. senator from Nevada who held racist views, from Chevy Chase Circle. The name appears on the fountain and a plaque in the circle. The circle lies partly in the District of Columbia and partly in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, which Raskin represents, and is managed by the National Park Service.
February 22, 2021 Press Release
ROCKVILLE, M.D. – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today launched the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for 8th District high school students. The annual competition, hosted each spring, is open to all high school students who live in the 8th District. The winning submission from the 8th District will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year alongside artwork from every Congressional District across the Nation.
February 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today U.S. Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Anthony Brown (D-MD), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), David Trone (D-MD), and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) wrote to Office of Personnel Management Acting Director Kathleen McGettigan and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky, requesting that the federal government vaccinate its employees through a separate, federal allocation.
February 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.), are urging President Joe Biden to approve Maryland’s appeal for an emergency declaration in support of the state’s efforts to improve safety and security across the National Capital Region for the 59th Presidential Inauguration.
February 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin and David Trone today announced $5,515,055 in federal funding to strengthen Community Health Centers (CHCs) across Maryland.
February 17, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) announced that he will continue serving on the House Judiciary Committee, the Committee on Oversight and Reform, the Committee on House Administration, the Rules Committee, and the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis in the 117th Congress. He was also renamed Chair of the Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.
February 11, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) today announced $2 million in federal funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the American College Health Association (ACHA) to help improve the COVID-19 response at colleges and universities nationwide. ACHA is headquartered in Silver Spring, Md.
February 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON,D.C. - U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced more than $7.7 million in federal funding to expand services and access to Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) in Montgomery County, Maryland.
February 9, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Reply Memorandum to the Trial Memorandum filed by former President Donald J. Trump in his impeachment trial. In their Reply, the Managers respond to former President Trump’s meritless legal arguments and baseless assertions.


In The News

June 30, 2020 In The News

House Democrats are weighing how to enforce the use of masks on Capitol Hill during the coronavirus pandemic as a number of GOP lawmakers continue to defy the public health guidance.

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February 11, 2020 In The News

The months-long debate over the impeachment of President Donald Trump brought national attention to second-term U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Takoma Park. 

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February 8, 2020 In The News

Representatives from the federal, state and county level met with members of Frederick County’s agriculture community Saturday to discuss several topics including the trade deal with China, solar panels and land preservation.

February 3, 2020 In The News

Thurmont Mayor John Kinnaird is headed to Washington for Tuesday’s State of the Union.

Congressman Jamie Raskin invited Kinnaird as his guest for the annual address from the president. Kinnaird said Raskin called him last week and he was “absolutely floored” when Raskin invited him.

January 30, 2020 In The News

U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-8) said via Twitter on Jan. 16, stating that it was “sad to learn” that The Sentinel Newspapers were closing their doors, affecting the counties of Prince George’s and Montgomery, his home county.

January 23, 2020 In The News

In advance of Virginia’s expected ratification, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted last November to advance a resolution from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) that would remove the deadline initially laid out in 1972. 

January 9, 2020 In The News

Also addressing the crowd was U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8), who declared, “We must stand up. This is our job.” 

The congressman noted, “Anti-Semitism is on the rise. Racism is on the march, and authoritarianism has returned to Europe.”

January 6, 2020 In The News

Residents and public officials, including U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin and County Executive Marc Elrich, gathered in Takoma Park on Sunday for a rally against anti-Semitism.

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December 18, 2019 In The News

Maryland’s congressional delegation voted along party lines as the U.S. House voted to impeach President Trump Wednesday night, making him the third president to be impeached in U.S. history. 

December 17, 2019 In The News

Rep. Jamie B. Raskin was Democrats’ lead impeachment messenger on Tuesday as the chamber approached an expected floor vote on the issue.

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