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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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October 26, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, all Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued the following statement in response to multiple pipe bombs targeting government officials, press outlets, and others.
October 24, 2018 Press Release
Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Don Beyer (VA-08), Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), and Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) sent a letter to Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke urging him to extend the public comment period for the National Parks Service’s proposal to modify the types of demonstration activities allowed on the National Mall.
October 17, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined more than 150 Democrats in requesting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos turn over more information—and swiftly act to fix— regarding the Department’s flawed handling of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
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October 11, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Committee on House Administration Democrats Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.), Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court refused to intervene this week in an emergency challenge to a North Dakota voter ID law that will effectively deny thousands of Native Americans their right to vote in the upcoming general election.
October 9, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today applauded the inclusion of several airplane noise mitigation provisions in the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 (FAA Reauthorization Act), which was signed into law on October 5th.
October 9, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) in sending a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging President Trump to raise Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance with the governments of Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Khashoggi, a Virginia resident and distinguished journalist, has been missing since October 2nd when he was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. According to some reports, Mr. Khashoggi may have been murdered.
October 5, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), and CPC First Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) in sending a letter to President Trump calling for the withdrawal of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
September 28, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (MD-07), Ranking Member Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), and Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), John Delaney (MD-06), Don Beyer (VA-08), Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) sent a letter to the Department of Justice Inspector General requesting that the Inspector General investigate the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) decision-making process for the consolidated FBI headquarters project.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5075, the Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, introduced by Representatives Scott Taylor (VA-02), Lamar Smith (TX-21), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and David Cicilline (RI-01) on February 20, 2018.
September 27, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) along with Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), Elijah Cummings (MD-07), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), John K. Delaney (MD-06), Don Beyer (VA-08), Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) met with representatives from federal employee unions.

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In The News

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.

February 27, 2018 In The News

Students from various high schools in Montgomery County filled the auditorium at Montgomery Blair High School last night to welcome survivors from the Valentine’s Day shooting that happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Also in attendance was Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) representing the Parkland community, and Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), the organizer of th

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