Congressman Jamie Raskin proudly represents Maryland's 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is the Vice-Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and serves on two Judiciary subcommittees: the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice; and the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigation. He also serves on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the Committee on House Administration. Raskin is the Freshman Representative on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, the Congressional Progressive Caucus Vice Chair and Liaison to New Members, and a Senior Whip for the House Democratic Caucus.
For more than 25 years, Congressman Raskin has been a professor of constitutional law at American University's Washington College of Law. Prior to his time in Congress, Jamie was a three-term State Senator in Maryland, where he also served as the Senate Majority Whip. He quickly earned a reputation for building coalitions in Annapolis, and delivered a series of landmark legislative accomplishments.
This will also be our biennial general membership meeting. Please click here to view the notice of the meeting sent to WDC members. At this meeting we will elect officers for the 2017-19 term. Please click here to view the proposed slate of officers. We will also vote on revisions to the WDC by-laws. Please click hereto view the updated by-laws.
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