Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JAMIE RASKIN

D-MARYLAND 8th DISTRICT

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VOTING RECORD: Vote Smart, GovTrack

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 12/13/1962

EDUCATION: Harvard College 1983, Harvard Law School 1987

OCCUPATION: Law professor

FAMILY: Wife Sarah, three children 

RELIGION: Jewish

CAREER:

  • Maryland State Senator District 20 (2006)
  • Majority Whip for Senate, Chairman of the Montgomery County Senate Delegation (2012)

COMMITTEES:

  • House Judiciary Committee
  • House Oversight and Government Reform
  • Committee on House Administration

ELECTED: 2017

 

ISRAEL


  • A strong supporter of the State of Israel and will work in Congress to guarantee its continued security, defense and success.
  • Believes that the United States must stand strong for a secure and inviolable Israel that protects constitutional democracy and civil rights for its people.

CHOICE


  • “I will never back down from a fight to protect the rights of women to make their own healthcare decisions and will work to block efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and access to birth control.”
  • Has received 100% rating from Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

In His Own Words


"People place their hand on the Bible and swear to uphold the Constitution; they don't put their hand on the Constitution and swear to uphold the Bible." 

SOURCE:  www.raskin06.com

Interesting Facts


For more than 25 years, Congressman Raskin has been a professor of constitutional law at American University’s Washington College of Law.