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May 8, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Reps. Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) and 80 additional Members of Congress in sending a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy requesting the strongest possible relief for the United States Postal Service in the next round of COVID-19 relief legislation.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) and more than 30 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to include $71 million in funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the next COVID-19 relief package. This funding would give AHRQ the capacity to evaluate the U.S. health care system’s response to the pandemic, pinpoint shortcomings, and improve national preparedness for future crises. AHRQ is the country’s sole federal agency focused on generating research to advance health care delivery system efficiency.
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May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to Eric Trump, the Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization and son of U.S. President Donald J. Trump, seeking information on the Trump Organization’s recent request for financial benefits from domestic and foreign government entities during the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force, Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Co-Chair of the Pro-Choice Caucus, and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Chair of Pro-Choice Caucus’s Providers and Clinics Task Force and more than than 155 colleagues in calling on House Democratic leadership to ensure that any future COVID-19 relief packages reject Republican efforts to diminish access to comprehensive reproductive health care.
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May 7, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep.

May 7, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin today joined U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and David Trone (all Md.) in announcing that Maryland received an award of $17,133,477 in state and national AmeriCorps funding.
May 7, 2020 Press Release

 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) in introducting the House companion to the Farm System Reform Act, previously introduced by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in the Senate.

May 6, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and the Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G.

May 6, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and David Trone (all D-Md.) in sending a letter to Congressional leadership urging them to prioritize important policies for the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) in the next COVID-19 relief legislative package. As the COVID-19 crisis has devastated the economy and left many out of work in Maryland and nationwide, food assistance programs should be top of mind as negotiators work on the next legislative package.
May 6, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Rep. Don Beyer (VA-08) and 62 Representatives in demanding improved testing and contact tracing infrastructure in order to manage the novel coronavirus, citing an inadequate and opaque response by the Trump Administration that is insufficient to prevent epidemic spread and reopen the economy. They demanded answers to increase transparency, accountability, and improve management of the novel coronavirus.
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In The News

April 26, 2018 In The News

To honor those who have served in the Vietnam War, local leaders in Frederick County, Maryland held a dinner and pinning ceremony. 

The American Legion Francis Scott Key Post 11, in the Main Hall, hosted many veterans who served in the war. Frederick County Council President Bud Otis and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) honored the veterans. 

April 6, 2018 In The News

This week, Congressman Jamie Raskin stopped by Tuscarora to answer a few questions to speak with students in Government classes. 

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April 5, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin—back from his first trip abroad as a member of Congress since his 2016 election—returned home with decidedly mixed emotions.

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April 5, 2018 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) hit Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday, calling him the "poster boy for the most ethically cor

March 20, 2018 In The News

Just days after FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired from his position, U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-8) offered him a job.

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March 19, 2018 In The News

On Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe a little more than a day before he was to retire. Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin of Maryland calls the move "outrageous." He speaks with Amy Morris and Bob Moon on Bloomberg Daybreak.

March 19, 2018 In The News

Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined 1A's Joshua Johnson to discuss President Trump's attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and the abrupt firing of former FBI Director Andrew McCabe just days before his planned retirement.

March 16, 2018 In The News

A Democratic lawmaker in the House has introduced a bill aimed at preventing federal officials from spending public money at any of President Trump's hotel properties.

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March 15, 2018 In The News

Jayapal and Raskin each were asked to reflect on the #MeToo backlash among both their congressional colleagues and their constituents.

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March 14, 2018 In The News

 Maryland congressional Democrats addressed thousands of students — many of them from Montgomery County — who marched to the U.S. Capitol grounds on Wednesday morning.

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