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March 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today joined Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) and more than 50 colleagues in urging congressional leadership to prioritize direct relief for low-income and working class Americans, including those whose jobs may have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, in the third emergency aid package.
March 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Oversight Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Castro and Freshman Representative Escobar and congressional leaders in calling on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to meet with them to further discuss the establishment of the Ombudsman for Immigration Detention and appointment of a new ombudsman.
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March 24, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) in introducing legislation to waive fees for Americans abroad who require evacuation assistance from the U.S. Department of State.
March 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) in introducing the Retirement Protection Act to safeguard Americans’ retirement savings in the midst of the financial crisis brought on by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
March 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the 10th Anniversary of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA) being signed into law, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Chair of the Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and 125 Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump calling on him to end the lawsuit that seeks to end the ACA.
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March 23, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Rep. Andy Levin (MI-09) today in introducing a resolution urging the president to make quick and effective use of the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19 and meet the critical supply needs of the health care system to save American lives during the greatest public health crisis in a century. The Resolution is cosponsored by seven House Democrats and seven House Republicans.
March 22, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Rep. Conor Lamb (PA-17) and a group of bipartisan House Members in sending a letter to House leadership urging them to prioritize funding in the next Coronavirus stimulus package to ensure healthcare workers, first responders and those on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic have the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).
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March 21, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and 55 colleagues in urging House negotiators to defer or forbear all federal student loans in the next coronavirus stimulus package.
March 21, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined his Oversight Committee colleagues in sending a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expressing grave concerns about widespread shortages of personal protective equipment, severe shortfalls with ventilators and other critical medical equipment, and a dangerous lack of hospital bed capacity.
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March 21, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to Peru Krishna Urs calling for the safe and immediate evacuation of U.S. citizens who are still stranded in Peru, despite President Trump’s statement at a March 19 press conference that he was working with the Department of Defense to get them out of Peru.

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January 6, 2017 In The News

Jamie Raskin has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for less than a week, but he isn’t joining a newly energized and resurgent Democratic caucus like he hoped. Instead, he’ll be a freshman member of a party stuck in the political wilderness.

January 6, 2017 In The News

With the House and Senate stacked for the GOP and a billionaire Republican business mogul about to enter the White House, 2017 is a strange time to be a progressive freshman member of Congress.

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