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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

In The News

March 16, 2017 In The News

The National Institutes of Health, a federal agency based in Bethesda dedicated to biomedical and health research, would face a 19 percent cut in its funding under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget released Thursday.

Trump’s proposal for fiscal 2018 slashes funding for NIH by $5.8 billion, a nearly one-fifth cut that would reduce its total proposed funding to $25.9 billion.

March 16, 2017 In The News

Workers at federal agencies in Montgomery County would most likely be affected if proposed spending cuts in President Donald Trump’s federal budget released Thursday were to be implemented.

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March 14, 2017 In The News

As President Donald Trump prepares to release a budget this week that will propose heavy limits on spending, Maryland's congressional delegation wants the administration to maintain a $4.5 billion transportation program that may have a significant impact

March 14, 2017 In The News

House Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) just nailed the Republican Party with another example of their blatant ACA v. Wealthcare hypocrisy.

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March 9, 2017 In The News

Public service is in the DNA of Representative Jamie Raskin’s family (D-MD). The Maryland lawmaker’s grandfather was the first Jew ever elected in the Minnesota legislature. His wife, Sarah Raskin, served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Treasury during the Obama Administration and Raskin’s great uncle worked as a judge in Wisconsin.

March 1, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan congressional delegation is calling on the FBI and the Justice Department to investigate recent anti-semitic threats in Maryland. 

February 28, 2017 In The News

The furriest face in the crowd at President Donald Trump’s Congressional address on Tuesday night will probably belong to a Montgomery County resident.

February 17, 2017 In The News

The presidency of Donald Trump has opened with some alarming blunders. The administration released a sweeping immigration and refugee ban that was halted by numerous federal courts, most definitively the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

February 15, 2017 In The News

President Donald Trump has signed the first of many resolutions, he believes, to repeal the exorbitantly expensive and burdensome regulations that are destroying the economy and costing American jobs.

For weeks, Trump has been meeting with business leaders and industry executives who have all shared the same message—regulations are too expensive for them.

January 21, 2017 In The News

Jamie Raskin is taking the concept of Democrats in the wilderness to a whole new level.