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Although electronic cigarette use or vaping is often touted as the “healthier” or “safer” version of smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes actually contain highly addictive nicotine and are marketed using enticing flavors that appeal to teens.
OLD DEM CAUCUS MEET NEW DEM CAUCUS: The fiery clutch of freshman House Democrats -- diverse, female and unapologetically outspoken -- isn't just making noise in Washington. The new Democrats -- symbolized by Rep.
Disputes in Congress and Expanding Investigations of Trump Imperil Hoped-For Deals on Infrastructure, Prescription-Drug Pricing
WASHINGTON—Intensifying partisan pressure in Congress is further clouding prospects for any major legislative compromises with the White House in the few months before the 2020 election cycle consumes Capitol Hill.
“It’s been a tough, wrenching process, but I think that we have a really emphatic statement of our principles as a Congress,” said Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.), a co-author of the resolution. “I don’t know that members want to be dragged down into every future statement or controversy that takes place with 535 members of Congress and millions of citizens. . . .
The oversight panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), and civil rights subcommittee chairman, Rep.
Thursday, On Point, we heard from someone on the House Oversight Committee, who was there questioning Cohen on Capitol Hill.
Here's what Rep. Jamie Raskin, Democratic congressman from Maryland, had to say.
Before the committee hearing about the bill, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) celebrated the bill as a “most elementary proposal, to deny firearms to anyone who cannot pass a universal criminal and mental background check.”
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Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Anthony G. Brown and Jamie B. Raskin of Maryland and Rep. Jackie Speier of California wrote that they applaud the actions taken by federal agencies in the arrest this month of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher P. Hasson, a self-proclaimed white nationalist who authorities say had a list of journalists and politicians whom he planned to kill.
The letter, from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Jamie Raskin, follows a series of news reports that raised questions about the NRA's relationship with apparent shell companies that purchased political ads in potential violation of campaign finance law.
U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) has introduced a bill to limit the influence of corporate money in political campaigns.
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