(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced legislation to help stop President Donald Trump’s ongoing violations of the Constitution’s Domestic Emoluments Clause. Raskin’s bill, the Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating, and Lodging (HOTEL) Act (H.R.
(WASHINGTON, DC.) – Rep. Don Beyer today led a group of 25 House Democrats warning White House Chief of Staff John Kelly about the growing threat to national security presented by Senior Adviser Jarod Kushner’s continued presence in the White House.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, in response to the U.S.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Representatives Scott Taylor (VA-02), Lamar Smith (TX-21), David Cicilline (RI-01), in introducing the bipartisan Ashanti Alert Act, a bill designed to help local and regional law enforcement efforts to search for missing adults.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, ahead of House Judiciary Republicans’ politically divisive Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee hearing entitled “The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic,” House Judiciary Committee Rankin
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar today expressing his opposition to the Trump Administration’s actions that will allow, for the first time in the history of the Medicaid program, a work requirement as a condition of coverage. Rep.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.)--Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) joined Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Democratic Members of the House Judiciary Committee in sending a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) callin
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U.S. House lawmakers on Tuesday adopted a trio of bipartisan measures meant to rein in civil asset forfeiture, a controversial law enforcement practice that allows police to confiscate property from individuals without ever convicting them of a crime, and often without even charging them.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers pushed an amendment to a government-spending package for 2018 that would prohibit the Trump administration from using funds to remove restrictions on the use of asset forfeiture.
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On Thursday evening, during a conference of the House Judiciary Committee, Democrats introduced a resolution of inquiry into Trump’s ties to Russia, only to be summarily cut off by GOP chairman Bob Goodlatte.
Democrats on the committee were so outraged that they proceeded to walk out of the meeting.
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Director, Uma Ahluwalia, is partnering with Congressman Jamie Raskin to discuss Medicaid in Maryland on Sept. 19.
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Ralph talks to Democratic Congressman and constitutional law scholar Jamie Raskin about how progressives can break the Republican stranglehold on the federal government.
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