Sarah Bloom Raskin Withdraws Herself From Consideration To The Federal Reserve BoardThe decision to withdraw comes after it became clear she would not have the votes to be confirmed by the US Senate.
Rep. Jamie Raskin Tests Positive For COVID-19Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
Congressional Dems Ask MD Department Of Labor To Apply For Funds To Help Workers Navigate UnemploymentMaryland's congressional Democrats are urging the state labor department to apply for a federal grant to help workers navigate the "deeply flawed unemployment insurance system," which was plagued by delays as a flood of claims came in during the pandemic.
Feds Award Maryland $9.3M For Electric Vehicle Charging StationsMaryland was awarded nearly $9.3 million in federal funding to build electric vehicle charging stations across the state, according to the Democrats in the state's congressional delegation.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin Recounts 'Lifeline' He Received After Son's Death And January 6 AttackRaskin had announced the death by suicide of his 25-year-old son, Tommy, on New Year's Eve 2020, just days before Trump supporters violently attacked the Capitol in an effort to stop the certification of Joe Biden's rightful win.
Maryland's Congressional Democrats Call On State To Use $2.5B Surplus To 'Support Those Who Need It Most'In a joint statement, Maryland's Congressional Democrats called on the state to use its $2.5 billion budget surplus to "support those who need it most," with many families facing eviction and struggling to pay childcare.
Feds Award $18.2 Million To Five Local Organizations Offering Mental Health Services, Substance Use TreatmentThe federal government awarded $18.2 million to five Maryland organizations to increase access to mental health services and substance use treatment, Maryland's Congressional Democrats announced on Wednesday.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin Named To Panel Investigating Capitol RiotHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Republican Rep. Liz Cheney and seven Democrats, including Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, to a new select committee to investigate the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
Law Named For Tommy Raskin Will Help Marylanders Suffering From Depression, Mental IllnessesIn less than two weeks, a new law will take effect to help people in Maryland suffering from depression and other mental illnesses.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin To Lead Prosecution Of President Donald Trump's Second Impeachment A Week After U.S. Capitol RiotsMaryland Congressman Jamie Raskin will lead the prosecution in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Trump is now the first U.S. President to be impeached twice.
Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin Named Lead Manager Of Second Impeachment Trial Of President TrumpMaryland Rep. Jamie Raskin has been named the lead manager of the second impeachment trial of outgoing President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office announced Tuesday.
Tommy Raskin, Son Of Rep. Jamie Raskin, Dies At Age 25Thomas "Tommy" Raskin, the son of Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin, has died, the congressman's office said Thursday. He was 25.
Maryland May Repeal State Song, A Confederate Call To Arms That Called Abraham Lincoln A 'Despot,' Referred To 'Northern Scum'After decades of debate, legislators are finally sensing strong support for repealing Maryland's state song, a Civil War-era call to arms for the Confederacy against “Northern scum” that refers to President Abraham Lincoln as a despot.
Pelosi, Raskin Announce Legislation To Create Presidential Fitness CommissionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin announced legislation Friday that would set up a process allowing Congress to establish a commission to determine a president's fitness to serve.
Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin Proposes New State SongWe all know how passionate Marylanders are about our state.