Jamie Raskin

January 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 8 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 8 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Grant Workshops: A Community Grant application training workshop is offered at 5:30 p.m. at the Montgomery County Council Office Building located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. The workshop will review the application process for the County Council and County […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials to Lead Rally Protesting Widening of I-270, I-495

A rally has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday in the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, on the amendments to the multibillion-dollar Beltway and I-270 expansion. Both Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz and Vice President Tom Hucker have called for the rally. Also expected to attend the rally is County Executive Marc […]

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November 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

‘The Most Impeachable Thing Any American President Has Ever Done’

Three days before the House Intelligence Committee begins public impeachment hearings, U.S. Representative Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) gave a lecture Sunday night about the potential impeachment of President Trump that mixed American history, constitutional law and some partisan politics. Raskin spoke to a packed house of 500 friendly faces at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church […]

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September 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Democrats Support Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Local Democrats are showing support for a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It’s time for the House of Representatives to open an official impeachment inquiry against President Trump. I have thought about this deeply and regret that our country has to endure this process, but it's the only way for Congress to protect […]

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September 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, September 10 and this week is National Suicide Prevention Week. If anyone you know is suffering, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for today. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 10 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room on 100 […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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August 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Políticos Locales Reaccionan a los Tiroteos Masivos del Fin de Semana

Los líderes del Congreso del Condado de Montgomery recurrieron a Twitter para expresar sus reacciones a los tiroteos masivos en Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas y Dayton, Ohio. “No podemos permitir llegar al punto en que el horror no horrorice. Debemos enfrentarnos al odio y a los terroristas domésticos. Los que se niegan a tomar […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Politicians React to the Weekend’s Mass Shootings

Montgomery County’s congressional leaders turned to Twitter to express their reactions to the mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “We cannot allow ourselves to reach the point where horror does not horrify. We must stand up to hate and domestic terrorists. Those who refuse to take action to stop the […]

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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 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘When We Make Hope Kinetic, the Good Will Win’

New York’s firebrand congressional representative, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, exhorted Montgomery County Democrats insisting the country would not backslide from progressive policy advances. “I will always believe that when we make hope kinetic, the good will win,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said. Ocasio-Cortez joined Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) for a rally on Thursday night that raised money for […]

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