WBAL TV 11 - Md. reps among growing list of Democrats to boycott Trump inauguration

February 28, 2017


January 18, 2017



U.S. Reps. Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin say they will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump this week.

Brown and Raskin are in their first terms in Congress. They are now on a growing list of lawmakers who have decided to express their views about the president-elect by boycotting the inauguration festivities.

Brown made his announcement Monday on Twitter. He specifically...

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Bethesda Beat - U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin Says He Cannot Bring Himself To Attend Trump Inauguration Takoma Park Democrat reverses decision, expresses outrage at president-elect’s actions and rhetoric

February 28, 2017

By Bethany Rodgers 

January 17, 2017


In a reversal of plans, U.S. Jamie Raskin on Tuesday announced he will boycott Friday’s inauguration of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, whom he accused of “relentless trafficking in bigotry, misogyny and fear.”

Raskin, who was elected in November to represent District 8, said in an interview Sunday he believed it was his constitutional duty to attend the swearing-in ceremony, even though many fellow progressives were...

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The Baltimore Sun - Rep. Jamie Raskin assigned to Judiciary Committee, where he interned decades ago

February 28, 2017

By: John Fritze        

January 10, 2017


Raskin interned for John Conyers in 1981; now they'll serve together on Judiciary Committee.

Rep. Jamie Raskin, one of Maryland's two new congressmen, will serve on the House Judiciary Committee -- returning to work he began as an intern 36 years ago.

A college junior, the Montgomery County Democrat interned for Rep. John Conyers Jr., of Michigan on the committee in 1981. Raskin was appointed Tuesday to the...

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Bethesda Beat - Raskin Camp Organizes Busing Into D.C. for Women’s March on Washington March participants to gather for breakfast in Silver Spring before heading to downtown

February 28, 2017

By: Bethany Rodgers

January 6, 2017 


U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s campaign is renting buses to ferry people into the nation’s capital on Jan. 21 for the Women’s March on Washington.

Raskin, a Montgomery County Democrat who took congressional office earlier this week, wanted to provide a rallying point for 8th District residents heading to the downtown demonstration. A campaign staffer estimated that their group will number several hundred.

“This is our effort...

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