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After burying son, Raskin helping lead impeachment charge

Plus: Hogan launches Maryland Redistricting Commission; County seeks ideas for Wheaton Regional Park master plan

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After burying son, Raskin helping lead impeachment charge

It had been a week since his 25-year-old son, Thomas Bloom Raskin, died by suicide, less than two days since they buried him, and just over 12 hours since U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin took cover with his daughter and son-in-law at the U.S. Capitol as Trump supporters ransacked the building and attacked police.

The constitutional law professor would spend the week drafting an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump, as well as a resolution asking Vice President Mike Pence to set in motion steps outlined under the 25th Amendment to incapacitate the president. [Washington Post]

Hogan launches Maryland Redistricting Commission

Gov. Larry Hogan has signed an executive order creating a redistricting commission to redraw congressional district lines in Maryland by the 2022 election.

The nine-member Maryland Redistricting Commission will have three Democrats, three Republicans and three independents. [WJZ]

County seeks ideas for Wheaton Regional Park master plan

Montgomery Parks is working on a master plan to update Wheaton Regional Park and is asking for the community’s input on improvements.

Wheaton Regional Park was established in the early 1960s and was the first of its kind in Montgomery County. [WDVM]

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