US Rep. Jamie Raskin

May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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April 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Plans to Continue Virtual Stories Throughout Term on Council

Since the start of the coronavirus closures in March 2020, Councilmember Will Jawando has been live streaming videos of himself and guests reading children’s books. “Virtual Storytime with Councilmember Jawando” launched in March 2020 after schools were abruptly closed and families were adjusting to virtual learning. One year into the pandemic, Jawando has filmed more […]

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March 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

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IRS Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are extending the deadline to file 2020 federal income taxes from April 15 to May 17. The IRS said in a statement that it will provide further guidance on the extension in the coming days. The guidance is likely to be related to tax law changes issued in […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Trone Urge Hogan to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and David Trone (D-Md. 6) have written a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Acting Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader urging that the state open a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County. “[D]espite Montgomery suffering the worst casualty rate in Maryland and despite having the second-highest number of […]

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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Takoma Park Honors Hometown Hero Raskin with Yard Signs

Many Takoma Park residents are celebrating U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) as a hometown hero. Raskin became a household name serving as Lead Impeachment Manager earlier this month and tried prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump for “Incitement of Insurrection.” Raskin was present for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol […]

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February 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Citing Common Sense, Raskin Impresses on the National Stage

Many Americans who remained glued to their televisions, computers and phone screens saw U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin in action for the first time. As lead manager for the U.S. House of Representatives, he has received considerable airtime throughout the impeachment hearings. But for many who live in the 8th Congressional District, which includes Silver Spring […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin Calls on Former Pres. Trump to Testify Under Oath

Update: 4 p.m. on Feb. 4 Through his attorney, Former Pres. Donald Trump called U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s letter “your latest public relations stunt” and went on to call the upcoming impeachment hearing “this unconstitutional stunt.” Here is the response from attorney David Schoen. 🚨Response to Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin🚨 pic.twitter.com/I13JBvbkmD — Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) […]

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