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U.S. Representative

Born: December 13, 1962 (age 58 years), Washington, D.C., United States

Spouse: Sarah Bloom Raskin

Office: Representative (D-MD 8th District) since 2017

Children: Thomas Bloom Raskin, Tabitha Claire Raskin, Hannah Grace Raskin

Education: Harvard Law School (1984–1987)

Born as Jamin Ben Raskin on December 13, 1962 (age 58)

Washington, D.C., U.S.

Political party Democratic

Spouse(s) Sarah Bloom ​(m. 1990)​

Children 3

Mother Barbara Bellman

Father Marcus Raskin

Education Harvard University (BA, JD)

Occupation Author, lawyer, politician, professor

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Raskin is Jewish.

He is married to Sarah Bloom Raskin, who served as the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, from 2007 to 2010, and was nominated by President Barack Obama to the Federal Reserve Board on April 28, 2010.

On October 4, 2010, she was sworn in as a governor of the Federal Reserve Board by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

She served as the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury from March 19, 2014 to January 20, 2017.

They live in Takoma Park.

They have two adult daughters, Hannah and Tabitha. On December 31, 2020, Raskin’s office announced that his son Thomas (Tommy), a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School, Amherst College and a second-year student at Harvard Law School, died at the age of 25.

On January 4, 2021, Raskin and his wife posted a tribute online which stated that Thomas had died by suicide after a prolonged battle with depression.

Thomas was buried on January 5, 2021.

The following day Raskin was in the Capitol with his daughter and son-in-law during the January 6 insurrection attempt.

Hours later he began drafting an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump, and six days later House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named Raskin the lead manager of Trump’s second impeachment.

Raskin has been vegetarian since 2009.

He is a colon cancer survivor, having been diagnosed in May 2010.

Raskin received six weeks of radiation and chemotherapy, and surgery to remove part of his colon, followed by more chemotherapy through early 2011.

Jamin Ben Raskin was born in Washington, D.C. on December 13, 1962, to Barbara (née Bellman) Raskin and Marcus Raskin.

His mother was a journalist and novelist, and his father was a former staff aide to President John F. Kennedy on the National Security Council, co-founder of the Institute for Policy Studies, and a progressive activist.

Raskin graduated from Georgetown Day School in 1979 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1983.

In 1987, he received a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Raskin was a constitutional law professor at American University Washington College of Law for over 25 years, where he taught future fellow impeachment manager Stacey Plaskett.

He co-founded and directed the LL.M. program on law and government and co-founded the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.

From 1989 to 1990, Raskin also served as general counsel for Jesse Jackson’s National Rainbow Coalition.

In 1996, he represented Ross Perot over Perot’s exclusion from the 1996 United States presidential debates.

Raskin wrote a Washington Post op-ed that strongly condemned the Federal Election Commission and the Commission on Presidential Debates for their decisions.