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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Press Releases

March 21, 2017 Press Release
Bill Would Close the Foreign Money Loophole for Corporate Campaign Spending

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced the ‘Get Foreign Money Out of U.S. Elections Act’ (H.R. 1615).

March 21, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement after learning that an Appropriations hearing, set to examine President Trump’s proposed $5.8 billion budget cut to the National Institutes of Health (NIH),

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March 3, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –As Republicans continue to flounder publicly and behind closed doors in their attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation gathered Wednesday to hear from state officials and health care experts how Marylanders would be affected. U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, with Congressmen Steny H.

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March 2, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ communications with Russian officials:

February 10, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Raskin issued the following statement in response to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) decision to withhold federal transportation funding from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. The withheld funds are in response to the regional coalition's missing an arbitrary Feb.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement regarding his co-sponsorship of the Statue of Liberty Values Act (“SOLVE Act”), which would defund and rescind President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travel from Muslim countries and suspending t

January 24, 2017 Press Release
Raskin Will Also Serve on Constitution, Regulatory Reform Subcommittees

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) will serve as the Vice-Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee in the 115th Congress. Raskin’s Democratic colleagues unanimously elected him to the leadership position today.

January 16, 2017 Press Release

“For the last couple of weeks, I have assumed that I would attend the inauguration of Donald Trump, obviously not to show any support for his politics but as a gesture of constitutionalism, simply to witness the peaceful transfer of power from President Obama to the new administration.

January 12, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has been appointed to serve on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) in the 115th Congress. OGR is the main investigative committee in the U.S.

January 11, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Congressman William Lacy Clay (MO-01) today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to not endorse the “vigilante censorship” of student art work in the Capitol.

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