Remarks Prepared for Delivery by Congressman Jamie Raskin

June 11, 2021

To Dr. Dodd, Ms. O’ Neill, Parents, Grandparents, Uncles and Aunts, Brothers and Sisters, Teachers and Staff and Coaches, and, above all, to the stupefying, unbelievably amazing Walt Whitman Graduating Class of 2021:

I gave a commencement address last…


Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Now in its 40th year, more than 650,000 high school students have participated since the competition’s inception in 1982.

The winner of the…


TAKOMA PARK, M.D.Congressman Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin today released the following statement about their son Thomas (Tommy) Bloom Raskin:

“On January 30, 1995, Thomas Bloom Raskin was born to ecstatic parents who saw him enter the world like a blue-eyed cherub, a little angel. Tommy grew…


This year, as the Coronavirus hit our community and our nation, I launched a weekly video series featuring Marylanders in the 8th District who are acting creatively and bravely to help our community through the crisis. …


Thrilled to announce the winner, by popular response, of our MD-08 Homemade Mask Competition: Walt Whitman High School Senior Grace McGuire! Our second place winner is Brigitta Mullican of Rockville and our third place winner is Peihan Orestes of Kensington — check out their creative masks!

Scroll to view our virtual gallery of all the mask entries, each one a testament to the ingenuity and artistry of the mask-maker.

Grace McGuire of Cabin John


Thrilled to announce the 2020 winner of the Congressional Art Competition in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District: Mastery by Chunlin An of Walt Whitman High School!

We also have 17 second-place honorees: Alex Li (Alone); Aurea Sellmeyer (Time); Devon Elliot (Yellowstone Pen and Ink Landscape); Gisselle Arias (Lost in Sound); Grace…


Statement of Congressman Jamie Raskin on The Killing of Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani and the Dangers of War with Iran

January 4, 2020

“The United States of America is a constitutional democracy. We must be governed by the rule of law and formal governmental deliberation or we will be governed…


Remarks Prepared for Delivery by Congressman Jamie Raskin
June 5, 2018

Principal Fernandez, Superintendent Smith, President Durso, Principal Sosik, Principal Tsonis, Principal Dimmick, Faculty and Staff, Coaches, Parents and Grandparents, Uncles and Aunts, Friends, Big Brothers and Little Sisters, Big Sisters and Little Brothers, and above all, the Einstein graduating…


During a House Oversight Committee hearing, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md-08) slammed proposed cuts to SNAP, the country’s leading anti-hunger program.

Watch his remarks above or read the transcript below.

Opening Statement for Joint Hearing on “Program Integrity in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program”

House Oversight Committee, Subcommittee on the Intergovernmental Affairs
Congressman Jamie Raskin, Ranking Member
May 9, 2018

Thank you, Mr. Chairman…


(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) offered the following remarks today regarding his opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to roll back regulations on glider vehicles:

I thank you for the opportunity to testify on this critical issue. Thank you to Bill Charmley, the Director of the…

Rep. Jamie Raskin

Proudly representing MD’s 8th District. Member of Judiciary, Oversight, Rules and House Administration Committees.

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