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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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October 10, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) yesterday discussed immigration policy with Montgomery Blair High School students and met with Latino business owners in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding the tax reform framework released by the Trump Administration and Republicans today:

September 27, 2017 Press Release
Today, Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) called on Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to resign from his position after reports that he repeatedly used taxpayer dollars to charter expensive private jets for his travel.
September 6, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47)—along with a bipartisan coalition of 34 current and former Members of Congress—submitted an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court late Monday night in a pending case before the High Court that could stop the undemocratic partisan gerrymandering of political districts.

August 31, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump may end the DACA and TPS programs:  
 
“I urge President Trump and his administration to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protection Status (TPS) programs.    

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August 28, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), along with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Congressmen John Sarbanes (MD-03), John K. Delaney (MD-06), Anthony G.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

The chilling events in Charlottesville over the weekend have reminded Americans of the murderous dangers of white supremacy and racial terror in our land.

August 3, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement regarding the deportation of the Claros Brothers, who had

July 28, 2017 Press Release

 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement in response to reports that the Bolivarian National Guard arrested Venezuelan activist Wuilly Arteaga on July 27, 2017:

July 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The House of Representatives today passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) to H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act of 2018, which came out of the House today. Raskin’s amendment was included in the legislation in an ‘en bloc’ amendment that earned strong bipartisan support.

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June 16, 2017 In The News

Maryland’s Democratic members of the House of Representatives have joined the chorus of environmental advocates urging Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to denounce President Trump’s climate policies, including his decision this month to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

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June 14, 2017 In The News

Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland, about a lawsuit from members of Congress who are suing President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

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June 7, 2017 In The News

County Executive Ike Leggett joined by Senator Chris Van Hollen, Senator Ben Cardin, Representative John Delaney, Representative Jamie Raskin and County Council President Roger Berliner are working together to relieve the increased air traffic noise that is impacting more than 20,000 homes in Montgomery County. 

June 1, 2017 In The News

Protesters who support the Paris agreement flocked to the White House gates Thursday evening to demonstrate against President Trump’s decision to pull out of the climate change pact.

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May 31, 2017 In The News

A group of more than 40 House Democrats has demanded the White House revoke President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance, amid an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

May 31, 2017 In The News

Congressman called report about Trump’s son-in-law seeking a back channel to communicate with Russian officials “astonishing”

May 31, 2017 In The News

More than 40 House Democrats are urging the White House to revoke Jared Kushner's security clearance "to protect national security" until the FBI resolves its investigation of potential collusion between associates of President Donald Trump and agents of the Russian government.

May 26, 2017 In The News

As Senate Republicans get to work crafting their own plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Maryland’s Congressional delegation re-committed themselves to defending the law.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Maryland politicians on Tuesday condemned President Donald Trump’s newly released budget proposal, which would slash research funding at agencies such as the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget attracted swift disapproval from Frederick County’s federal lawmakers on Tuesday, along with their Democratic colleagues, who called the spending plan “dead on arrival.”

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