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Jamie Raskin
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 8th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Chris Van Hollen
Member of the Maryland Senate
from the 20th district
In office
January 10, 2007 – November 10, 2016
Preceded by Ida G. Ruben
Succeeded by Will Smith
Vice Ranking Member of
the House Judiciary Committee
In office
January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2019
Leader Jerry Nadler
Preceded by Jerry Nadler
Succeeded by Jim Sensenbrenner
Personal details
Born
Jamin Ben Raskin

December 13, 1962 (1962-12-13) (age 58)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Sarah Bloom (m. 1990)
Children 3
Relatives Marcus Raskin (Father)
Education Harvard University (BA, JD)

Jamin Ben "Jamie" Raskin (born December 13, 1962) is an American author and politician. He was the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district since 2017. He is a Democrat. He was a member of the Maryland State Senate from 2007 to 2016.

Raskin supports banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In 2019, he voted in favor of the Equality Act and urged Congress members to do the same.

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