Elijah Cummings

U.S. Representative from Maryland

Elijah Eugene Cummings was an American politician and civil rights advocate who served in the United States House of Representatives for Maryland's 7th congressional district from 1996 until his death in 2019. The district includes just over half of the city of Baltimore, most of the majority-black precincts of Baltimore County, as well as most of Howard County. He previously served in the Maryland House of Delegates. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

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"I stand on the shoulders of some people who have been unseen, unnoticed, unappreciated, and unapplauded. But now I'm gonna run a race for them." The Baltimore..
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"Sunday Morning" remembers an actor famed for playing the long-suffering TV husband of Bea Arthur in the '70s sitcom "Maude," and a fiery orator of the House and..
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Representative Elijah Cummings, who died this week, will lie in state in Statuary Hall on Thursday. After a memorial service there will be a public viewing.
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The late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, one of a handful of Democrats leading an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, will be honored in..
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Rep. Elijah Cummings died Thursday in Baltimore, the city where he was born and raised and defended with fierce determination.
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The veteran congressman became a symbol of hope and stability in a city that sometimes sorely lacked it.
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With the passing of a Capitol Hill giant, a ceasefire between Turkey and Syria, and an admitted quid quo pro, Washington was rocked by news Thursday.
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Representative Elijah Cummings died at the age of 68. The longtime Baltimore congressman is being honored by his colleagues in Congress and local leaders from..
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Tributes are pouring in as the country mourns the loss of Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings. Political reporter for the Washington Post Eugene Scott joins Red..
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, who passed away this morning at age 68, told Steve Kroft in January how he felt about his work in Congress: "In a sense, I feel like I've..
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New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney takes over as chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and will play a key role in the impeachment inquiry.
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Here's the latest for Wednesday, Oct. 17th: Vice President Pence announces Turkey cease-fire in Syria; Chicago teachers go on strike; Lawmakers mourn the death..
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The new chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee tells "60 Minutes" he will have to hit the ground "flying" with majority power to investigate the Trump..
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"Those in the highest levels of government must stop invoking fear, using racist language and encouraging reprehensible behavior," Cummings said.
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A prominent Detroit pastor is calling the late Rep. Elijah Cummings โ€œa great American heroโ€ (Oct. 17)
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U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, a civil rights champion who over the last quarter century became one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key..
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is "devastated" by the death of her "brother in Baltimore," Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday at age 68.
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The late Democratic congressman talked to 60 Minutes in January about the lifetime of lessons he learned that shaped his perspective
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Democratic and Republican leaders in Washington expressed their condolences following the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. He died early Thursday at..
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Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at age 68; Jennifer Aniston joins instagram
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, Oct. 17th: Congressman Elijah Cummings dies at 68; Pence and Pompeo in Turkey to push for a cease-fire in Syria; Sondland..
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Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the powerful chairman of one of the U.S. House committees..
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remembered Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday, as someone who "lived the American dream" and "wanted it for everyone else."..
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Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has died at the age of 68. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joined..
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Democratic California Congresswoman Jackie Speier served alongside Chairman Elijah Cummings on the House Oversight Committee. She spoke to CBSN about the life..
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The death of Elijah E. Cummings, one of the leaders of the impeachment inquiry, casts a shadow over the proceedings. But Gordon D. Sondland, the ambassador to..
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The frequent "Face the Nation" guest was a vocal critic of the Trump administration and defender of Civil Rights and the Constitution. Cummings died at age 68 on..
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The congressman tells "60 Minutes" his father was emotional when he was sworn into office.
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The congressman recalls a life lesson on being productively impatient.
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Assigned to special-education classes, the congressman worked hard to achieve more: "I finally got out."
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Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of one of the U.S. House commitees leading an impeachment inquiry..
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A son of sharecroppers, he fought tirelessly for his hometown, Baltimore, and became a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump.
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U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney will be the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee after the death Thursday of chairman Elijah Cummings, a..
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As chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, he helped lead the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
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As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Cummings played a key role in various investigations of Trump, and the two often clashed.
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U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, one of the most influential Democrats in Congress and a key figure in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald..
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Elijah Cummings, a longtime Democratic congressman, died early Thursday at the age of 68. Nancy Cordes reports on the bipartisan outpouring of condolences.
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Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a civil rights advocate and powerful voice, died early Thursday at the age of 68. Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who knew..
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Rep. Elijah Cummings died at 68 after complications from "longstanding health issues," his office confirmed.
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Elijah Cummings spoke to Steve Kroft in January about his life and the power he held as House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman
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Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a powerful voice among Democrats and chairman of the House Oversight Committee, died early Thursday at a hospital in Baltimore...
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Congressman and civil rights activist Elijah Cummings died early Thursday at the age of 68. Also, President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi face off in an..
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House Democrats have been stonewalled over the last two years when it came to subpoenas on various Trump administration dealings. But now Democrats have the..
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Elijah Cummings, a Maryland democratic congressman, died at age 68 on October 17. His death follows a recent medical procedure and ongoing health..
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As chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Cummings led multiple investigations of the president's governmental dealings.
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Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. Cummings..
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Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee, has died aged 68, his office said on Thursday.
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U.S. Democrat Congressman Elijah Cummings has died aged 68, his office confirmed on Twitter early Thursday.
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The veteran US Democratic congressman was heavily involved with the Trump impeachment inquiry.
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Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, 68, a Democrat and Chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, has died - CNN and other media reported early..
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He succumbed to "complications concerning longstanding health challenges," his office said; Cummings was a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President..
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