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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget request:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

(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.

May 12, 2017 Press Release

(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.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

(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.

May 8, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), U.S.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

(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:

May 2, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) released the annual People’s Budget today. The Congressional Progressive Caucus’s People’s Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance reinvests in American families, prioritizing funding for education, health care, jobs and clean air and water.

April 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has released the following statement on last night’s military strikes in Syria:

April 5, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) released the following statement after dozens were killed and hundreds wounded in an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria:

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June 26, 2017 In The News

If we want to stop gerrymandering, and move beyond constant litigation over how lines are drawn, we must rethink the way we do districting itself. That’s why the Fair Representation Act, recently introduced before Congress by Representative Don Beyer of Virginia and Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland, creates such an exciting path forward.

June 16, 2017 In The News

Maryland’s Democratic members of the House of Representatives have joined the chorus of environmental advocates urging Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to denounce President Trump’s climate policies, including his decision this month to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

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June 14, 2017 In The News

Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland, about a lawsuit from members of Congress who are suing President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

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June 7, 2017 In The News

County Executive Ike Leggett joined by Senator Chris Van Hollen, Senator Ben Cardin, Representative John Delaney, Representative Jamie Raskin and County Council President Roger Berliner are working together to relieve the increased air traffic noise that is impacting more than 20,000 homes in Montgomery County. 

June 1, 2017 In The News

Protesters who support the Paris agreement flocked to the White House gates Thursday evening to demonstrate against President Trump’s decision to pull out of the climate change pact.

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May 31, 2017 In The News

A group of more than 40 House Democrats has demanded the White House revoke President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance, amid an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

May 31, 2017 In The News

Congressman called report about Trump’s son-in-law seeking a back channel to communicate with Russian officials “astonishing”

May 31, 2017 In The News

More than 40 House Democrats are urging the White House to revoke Jared Kushner's security clearance "to protect national security" until the FBI resolves its investigation of potential collusion between associates of President Donald Trump and agents of the Russian government.

May 26, 2017 In The News

As Senate Republicans get to work crafting their own plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Maryland’s Congressional delegation re-committed themselves to defending the law.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Maryland politicians on Tuesday condemned President Donald Trump’s newly released budget proposal, which would slash research funding at agencies such as the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.

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