(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11), and more than 100 House Democrats sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi opposing President Trump’s proposal to gut pensions and pay for federal workers.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) Pride Month, commemorated during the month of June:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement in response to President Trump's decision to formally withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin released the following statement commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017:
“This Memorial Day weekend, we pause to honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget request:
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Representatives Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) have introduced the Trump Transparency Package, a series of bills aimed at promoting transparency and eliminating conflicts of interest in the White House.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced the ‘Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act’ (H.R. 1987). This bill will allow Congress to guarantee the security of the nation and effectiveness of the government when serious concerns have been raised about the President’s ability to execute the responsibilities of the office.
(ROCKVILLE, MD) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for high school students at a reception yesterday held at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland. Raskin honored more than 90 students who participated in this year’s competition with congressional certificates of recognition at the event.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), U.S.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement on the Omnibus Appropriations Package for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 244), which passed the House of Representatives today:
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