Rep. Jamie Raskin
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Rep. Jamie Raskin

Representative for the 8th District of Maryland – U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Jamie Raskin is the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. He served as the Lead House Manager in the second Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, which ended with a 57-43 vote to convict the president for inciting a violent insurrection against the government to overthrow the 2020 presidential election. This summer, he was appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to serve on the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. He is serving his third term on the House Judiciary, Oversight and Administration Committees and is serving his second term on the Rules Committee. Prior to Congress, Raskin was a three-term State Senator in Maryland and a professor of constitutional law for more than a quarter-century at American University Washington College of Law. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he served as an Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He has authored several books, including We the Students, the Washington Post best-seller Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People, and the New York Times number one best-seller Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth and the Trials of American Democracy (2022).

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