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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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September 19, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with 116 of their House colleagues and 14 of their Senate colleagues, today sent a letter to President Trump denouncing his recent statements about the fatalities in Puerto Rico from Hurricanes Irma and Maria and their aftermath.
September 18, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, John K. Delaney, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie Raskin, released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its denial of Maryland’s Clean Air Act 126(b) petition to reduce harmful emissions from power plants in upwind states.
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September 7, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and 158 House Democrats today sent a letter to congressional leadership urging them to oppose President Trump’s effort to rescind a modest 1.9 percent pay increase planned for federal workers.
September 7, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Committee on House Administration Democrats issued the following statement after federal prosecutors issued subpoenas demanding that millions of North Carolina voter records be turned over to authorities at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency.
September 7, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Democratic Members of the Committee on House Administration today applauded the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for their new report, “Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy,” and called for the House of Representatives to take immediate action to protect our election systems from foreign interference.
September 6, 2018 Press Release
As the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court continues, the co-founders of the Congressional Freethought Caucus, Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), led congressional colleagues in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee outlining Kavanaugh’s alarming record on core American principles of state-church separation and religious liberty.
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September 6, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, the Maryland Democratic Congressional Delegation, led by Senator Chris Van Hollen, wrote a letter to CSX Corporation President and CEO James Foote requesting an update on the status of the Howard Street Tunnel Project.
September 5, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement after an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration wrote that

September 5, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly was joined by Representatives Steny H. Hoyer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, John Sarbanes, Don Beyer, John Delaney, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie Raskin in sending a letter to congressional leadership urging them to reject President Trump’s plan to cancel a scheduled pay increase for federal workers.

July 27, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Rep. Beyer (D-VA) led a group of House Democrats today asking the Acting Director of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) for a review of recent meetings between Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and his former lobbying clients.
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May 19, 2018 In The News

The arrest of the four students sparked outrage on Twitter. David Hogg, a student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, praised the students on Twitter and lambasted Ryan for failing to support the students.

May 16, 2018 In The News

Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, 55,  talks about the heart of the legislative process, what his colleagues call him, and how he angered a world chess champion.

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. 

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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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