Jamie Raskin

August 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Raskin to Host Public Forum on Medicaid

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. The goal of this meeting is for resident to voice how Medicaid has impacted their families here in Montgomery County. Kick off for the forum begins at 7:00 p.m. and […]

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August 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone Announces He’s Running For Congress (VIDEO)

David Trone, a Democrat, is running for Congress again. This time, the Potomac businessman, is running for the Maryland 6th District seat that John Delaney is leaving. You may remember that last year Trone ran for the Maryland 8th District seat. That seat was won by Jamie Raskin. Trone posted a video and unveiled his […]

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July 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Questions with U.S. Reps Raskin and Delaney (VIDEO)

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin went live on Facebook from the backseat of a car with U.S. Rep. John Delaney on Thursday afternoon as the two Democrats fielded some questions about their first job, their first album, Elton John, food, and people they would like to meet. At the beginning of the video, Raskin said he […]

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June 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Radio Receives EPIC Award for Innovation (VIDEO)

Takoma Radio received the EPIC Award for Innovation in Community Media on June 8th. Congressman Jamie Raskin presented the EPIC award to Désirée Bayonet at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Bayonet is the program and training director for Takoma Radio WOWD-LP 94.3 FM. Takoma Radio is a non-commercial volunteer run station providing radio production training. The […]

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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver the “State of the City” address tonight at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center. 2. Missing a goat? It took three animal control officers to capture a runaway goat in Aspen Hill on Wednesday and now they are […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Montgomery County police officers were called to the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville on Monday morning to investigate a bomb threat. Police spokesperson Rick Goodale said police received the report at 9:37 a.m. and, he said, officers swept the school but found nothing. He said police officers are now trying to determine […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Town Hall on Challenging Trump Planned for Sunday in Silver Spring

Some of Montgomery County’s top politicians will take part in a town hall meeting Sunday, led by the Takoma Park Mobilization, that will discuss how to challenge President Trump. Rep. Jamie Raskin will speak on “One Nation Under the Constitution: How the People and Congress Can Stop a Lawless President,” according to a flier advertising […]

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January 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Thousands Travel to D.C. for Women’s March (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. Local Metro stations and trains were packed with people, many who were carrying signs with messages. Metro officials report that as of 11 a.m. on Saturday, ridership was 275,000. According to Metro’s Twitter account, that’s eight times a normal Saturday and […]

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January 20, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Acts Warm Up for Sold Out UnNaugural Concert (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Progressive-minded people, political leaders and representatives from  nonprofit organizations are preparing to show support for their causes at tonight’s UnNaugural Concert. Tickets are sold out for the 500-seat auditorium inside the Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College in Silver Spring. Five musical acts are performing at tonight’s concert. Nationally-touring groups, including Sweet Honey in the […]

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January 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County?Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today. 3. […]

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