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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

In The News

September 17, 2018 In The News

Maryland plans to take the Trump administration to federal appeals court now that the EPA has rejected the state's demands that it do more to limit coal power plant emissions in upwind states.

September 5, 2018 In The News

Democratic members of the House representing districts in and around Washington, D.C., wrote a letter to House and Senate leadership Sept. 5, urging them to counteract the president’s intent to freeze federal pay for 2019.

July 28, 2018 In The News

Democratic candidate for Governor, Ben Jealous, Rep. Jamie Raskin, and other  Maryland  officials held a series of campaign events that included a walking tour and round table discussions on current policies.

July 27, 2018 In The News

A bad heart stopped Harry “Bud” English from joining the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II.

“They told me any excitement could kill me, that I could never serve,” English recalled Friday.

July 19, 2018 In The News

Maryland U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8th) introduced legislation Thursday to increase the security of election systems against foreign entities.

June 25, 2018 In The News

The Yellow Line’s rush hour service will be extended this summer as two Red Line stations are closed for maintenance, according to an announcement from Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-8th District) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-District of Columbia).

June 24, 2018 In The News

Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8th), who attended Sunday’s vigil, shared with the crowd how the Trump administration’s policies were keeping him up at night. Raskin attended Harvard Law School and is a constitutional law professor at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

June 22, 2018 In The News

Manna Food Center (Manna) in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring United Methodist Church (SSUMC) celebrate Saturday, June 23, the opening of a community kitchen in the church’s Four Corners location at 33 University Blvd. East. The kitchen will be used to turn unused produce from local farms and farmers’ markets into nutritious food to be distributed to County residents in need.

June 19, 2018 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and civil rights attorney Andrew Seidel join a roundtable discussion on religion in politics, and Rep. Huffman answers questions from his team of interns.

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June 18, 2018 In The News

The six Democrats who represent Maryland in the House of Representatives, and the state's two Democratic Senators, announced their joint support of the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act in a joint statement Monday.

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