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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

In The News

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.

January 21, 2017 In The News

Before winning his first term in Congress in November, Raskin was known in Maryland as a powerful state senator who helped legalize same-sex marriage and ban the death penalty.

January 17, 2017 In The News

Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.) said Tuesday that he will not go to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, reversing his earlier plan to be in attendance.

“These are not normal times and I cannot pretend as if they are. The moral and political legitimacy of this presidency are in the gravest doubt,” Raskin said in a statement.

January 14, 2017 In The News

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) was appointed to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) this Thursday to serve in the 115th Congress, a week ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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January 11, 2017 In The News

Missouri Democrat William Lacy Clay really doesn’t want Speaker Paul D.

January 11, 2017 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin, one of Maryland's two new congressmen, will serve on the House Judiciary Committee -- returning to work he began as an intern 36 years ago.

January 9, 2017 In The News

Congressional Progressive Caucus members interrupt certification of electoral votes to raise concerns about voter suppression.

January 6, 2017 In The News

Jamie Raskin has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for less than a week, but he isn’t joining a newly energized and resurgent Democratic caucus like he hoped. Instead, he’ll be a freshman member of a party stuck in the political wilderness.

January 6, 2017 In The News

With the House and Senate stacked for the GOP and a billionaire Republican business mogul about to enter the White House, 2017 is a strange time to be a progressive freshman member of Congress.