Congresman Jamie Raskin

March 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Van Hollen, Cardin and Raskin Tour NIH Lab

A vaccine to protect against the current strain of coronavirus is about 12 to 18 months away, but work is well underway and an initial trial on 40 healthy people is expected to begin next week in Washington State. The next step will be to test the vaccine on a much larger group that includes […]

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October 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Oct. 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 10 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.  1. It’s World Mental Health Day: Annually, World Mental Health Day raises awareness and mobilizes efforts to support mental health. When everything seems dark – it's important to appreciate the sparkles of light. It can be almost anything: A call […]

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July 24, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Raskin Questions Mueller During Congressional Hearing

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), along with fellow House Judiciary Committee members, spent the better part of Wednesday morning questioning former special counsel Robert Mueller about the report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Committee members were given five minutes each to question Mueller about his testimony and the report. Raskin brought up the […]

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July 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

“No nos regresaremos” responde Ocasio-Cortez durante una reunión en Silver Spring

La Representante Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dijo ante una multitud de activistas demócratas, el jueves, que a Estados Unidos le ha llevado más de dos siglos elegir en el Congreso a un grupo abierto de mujeres de minorías,  y que “no se regresarán”. Hablando en una reunión, en Silver Spring, Ocasio-Cortez no se refirió directamente al presidente […]

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June 24, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Congresista Raskin habla sobre crisis inmigratoria y amenaza de redadas

Cerca de 250 personas asistieron a la manifestación de solidaridad con la comunidad inmigrante en la Iglesia Cedar Lane de Bethesda.   El Congresista Jamie Raskin, quien representa el distrito congresional número 8 de Maryland, dijo que el Congreso trabajará esta semana en la crisis fronteriza con México.  “El presidente ha creado un caos en la frontera, […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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November 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Opponents of GOP’s Tax Plan Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS)

House Republicans unveiled their new tax plan on Thursday and it’s already receiving some backlash from residents. “I’m concerned,” said Liz Feldman. “Not being able to declare charitable deductions, medical expenses and the interest on debt is concerning. Our son is going to have law school debt and this bill will impact him directly.” Feldman […]

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