The Daily Caller - Raskin: Republicans Are Clinging To The Electoral College, Gerrymandering

March 1, 2017

February 9, 2017

By: Juliegrace Brufke


BALTIMORE — Guns and religion aren’t the only things congressional Democrats are accusing Republicans of clinging to these days — the electoral college can now be added to the list.

In the wake of former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton losing the election to President Donald Trump, a number of Democrats are calling for changes to the system. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland alleged the electoral college isn’t...

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Bethesda Beat - After Announcing Inauguration Boycott, Raskin Invites Supporters to Friday Nature Walk Also secures 30 buses to transport 1,800 local demonstrators for Saturday’s Women’s March

March 1, 2017

January 18, 2017

By Bethany Rodgers


As the newly inaugurated president is parading through a crush of spectators Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin and his naturalist friend will be meeting to “wind our way through the magnificent trees of the floodplain forest.”

Raskin described his Friday plans in an email to supporters, shortly after announcing that his conscience wouldn’t allow him to attend President-elect Donald Trump’s...

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The Senitnel - Raskin leads protesters to Women’s March

March 1, 2017

January 22, 2017 

By: Neal Earley

WASHINGTON – On Saturday morning, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8) gave a familiar speech in a familiar place.

Just as he did the night he won the Democratic primary in May, Raskin gave his stump speech to an enthusiastic crowd packed into the Silver Spring Civic Center.

“We are the heirs to the civil rights movement, and the women’s movement, and the LGBT movement, the environmental movement, the labor movement, the peace movement, the...

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Takoma Voice - Rep. Raskin appointed to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

February 28, 2017

By Helen Lyons 

January 14, 2017


Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) was appointed to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) this Thursday to serve in the 115th Congress, a week ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

“It is a high honor to be appointed to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee,” said Raskin in a Jan. 13 press release. “This assignment presents enormous opportunities to serve the people of Maryland’s...

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