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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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December 6, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representative Jamie Raskin’s 25th Amendment bill is picking up momentum in Congress. As of today, 50 cosponsors have signed on to the ‘Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act’ (H.R.

December 4, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) today regarding his opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to roll back regulations on glider vehicles:

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November 30, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Jamie Raskin joined Rep. Don Beyer and 20 fellow House Democrats in seeking answers from Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller about his knowledge of Russian meetings and contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign.

November 28, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), introduced the WMATA Flexible Funding and Safety Improve Act.

November 27, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks (as prepared for delivery) today regarding the acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP):

November 16, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced bipartisan, comprehensive legislation to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Congress. Rep. Jamie Raskin is an original cosponsor of the bill, along with Reps. Ryan Costello (R-PA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).
November 14, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Jim Jordan (OH-04) introduced the Free Flow of Information Act of 2017 (H.R.4382), a bipartisan federal shield law that would protect the public’s right to know by safeguarding a free and independent press. The legislation would establish a federal statutory privilege that would protect journalists from being compelled to reveal confidential sources and ensure that they can do their jobs without fear of imprisonment or intimidation.
November 9, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, 2017:

“This Veteran’s Day weekend, our immense gratitude and appreciation go out to millions of veterans who fought and served honorably to keep the peace in America.”

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November 9, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), wrote to Vice President Mike Pence and Vice Charmain of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, expressing concern about the Commission’s reported violation of federal records retention laws.
October 31, 2017 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) ­– Today, Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Ted Lieu (CA-33), Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) wrote to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to both express public support for Robert Mueller’s investigation and explain what steps he will take in the event that President Trump fires the Special Counsel.

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In The News

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.

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.

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