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U.S. Rep Jamie Raskin

Congressman Raskin is the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. He recently 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.

He is currently serving his third term on the Judiciary, House Oversight, and House Administration Committees and is serving his second term on the Rules Committee and the Select Subcommittee on Coronavirus Crisis.

Prior to his time in 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 and the Washington Post best-seller Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus the American People.

Sarah Bloom Raskin

The former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Sarah Bloom Raskin became a visiting professor of the practice of law, a distinguished fellow of Duke Law School’s Global Financial Markets Center, and a senior fellow of the Duke Center on Risk in 2020 after serving as a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University since 2018.

As the second-in-command at Treasury, Raskin oversaw the various agencies of the entire Department and promoted innovative policy solutions to advance prosperity, fairness and resiliency throughout the American economy. Prior to her service at Treasury, Raskin was a governor of the Federal Reserve Board from 2010 to 2014.

At Treasury, the Federal Reserve and in Maryland, Raskin infused her service with a strong public perspective, emphatically incorporating the values of strong consumer protection, broad economic justice, diversity and inclusion, and public service excellence.

Raskin chairs the board of directors of i(x) Investments, LLC, a social impact investing firm; serves on the board of directors of the Vanguard Group Inc and the Vanguard Funds and several other advisory boards. She is a CNBC regular commentator and her perspectives on the economy and finance can be heard frequently on TV, radio, and podcasts.