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Jamie Raskin is trying to read a book about impeachment every couple of days. On a Tuesday in late November, when final preparations were being made for the Trump impeachment inquiry to move to the House Judiciary Committee on which he sits, the Democratic congressman from Maryland was racing out of his office.
A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of thousands of borrowers continue to wait for help on loans they claim were fraudulent.
Three members of Maryland’s congressional delegation have signed on as co-sponsors to new legislation that would commit the U.S. to achieve a 100% clean energy economy by 2050.
Democratic Reps. Jamie Raskin, John P. Sarbanes and David J. Trone are among the more than 150 co-sponsors of the bill, which was floated this week by Rep. Don McEachin (D-Va.).
ROCKVILLE, Md. (ABC7) - Veterans, politicians and a handful of patriotic citizens filed into Veterans Park late Monday morning to pay homage to members of the military, past and present.
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Congressman Jamie Raskin of the 8th Congressional District in Maryland, which includes Glade Valley, held a “Coffee with the Congressman” in Walkersville this morning. Over seventy-five residents enjoyed coffee and conversation with their congressman at the Walkersville Library.
The Interfaith Housing Alliance received more than $484,000 in federal grants to support the housing nonprofit's Purchase-Repair Homeownership Program.
The money will help those who struggle to afford basic needs buy a home, according to a press release from U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Reps. Jamie Raskin and David Trone, of Maryland.
The U.S. House on Thursday voted to formalize its impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin kicked off a climate change hearing on Wednesday by quoting his late colleague, the former Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), who died last week.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin (D) will lead the first congressional hearing ever on Wednesday on the oil industry’s history of climate denial.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings is being remembered for his devotion to civil rights, Maryland and Baltimore.
He died early Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications of health ailments. He was 68.
Cummings served 22 years in the U.S. Congress after serving 13 years in the House of Delegates, rising to be Speaker Pro Tem.