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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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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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July 20, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement on the death of his constituent Jonathan Shurberg:

"I am saddened by the untimely death of Jonathan Shurberg, an impassioned Democrat and great Marylander who had an unquenchable thirst and contagious zest for progressive politics.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last night Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) underwent successful hernia repair surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring. It lasted 50 minutes. He is in very good spirits and resting at the hospital and is planning to return to work this week.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Democratic Members of Congress will hold a media availability after they tour Children’s National Medical Center and meet with patients and their families. More than half of the patients at Children’s National are on Medicaid.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11), and more than 100 House Democrats sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi opposing President Trump’s proposal to gut pensions and pay for federal workers.

June 1, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, commemorated during the month of June:

June 1, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in response to President Trump's decision to formally withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017:

This Memorial Day weekend, we pause to honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.

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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.

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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January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
Congressman Raskin's Flickr photo gallery.

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