US House of Representatives

April 29, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin Praises Local Community Food Networks During Congressional Hearing

During a U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee hearing about ending hunger in America Thursday morning, Rep. Jamie Raskin praised several anti-hunger organizations in his 8th Congressional District, including Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington and Takoma Park Middle School Cluster Food Support. His district, which includes Montgomery County, is in the top 25% in […]

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January 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Lead Manager Raskin Introduces Impeachment Articles in Senate

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8), the lead impeachment manager, led eight House impeachment managers to the Senate to deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives voted on Jan. 13 to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi Names Raskin as Lead Impeachment Manager

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has named U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) of Takoma Park as the lead impeachment manager, as the House of Representative moves to impeach President Donald Trump Wednesday for “Incitement of Insurrection.” Raskin leads eight impeachment managers appointed by Pelosi, including Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Joaquin […]

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January 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin Authors Bill, Speaks Out in Support of 25th Amendment

In a speech to the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee Tuesday, Rep. Jamie Raskin called on Vice President Mike Pence to obtain the necessary consent from cabinet members to declare President Donald Trump “incapable of executing the duties of his office.” Raskin spoke in support of Section Four of the 25th Amendment to remove […]

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July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Put Your Mask On’: Raskin On Anti-Mask Culture on Capitol Hill, House Chamber Mask Mandate

“Put your mask on,” Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) was heard calling at Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who was speaking out of turn during a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday. “Put your mask on,” he repeated. The hearing featured the CEOs of big tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon. It also came the same […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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July 5, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

7 Ways the New House Bill May Affect You

The House recently passed the Secure Act – what does that mean for your personal finances? Watch District Capital’s Alvin Carlos’s recent analysis into the ways in which the new bill (expected to be signed into law) may affect you.

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January 4, 2013 | Phil Fabrizio

First Day Sights of New Congress

So much of our local news and daily work life is here within the DC Metro area and as a result it defines us and our region. Here are but a few photos of the new Congress who met Jan. 3 for swearing in ceremonies. Perhaps the most emotional moments were seen on the Senate […]

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