Elijah Cummings

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 October of 2019. The district includes just over half of the city of Baltimore, including 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 from 1996. Cummings served in the Maryland House from 1983 through 1996. That year, he was elected to the U.S. House. Cummings served as the chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform from January 2019 until his death in October of that year.

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The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings was indeed, ‘honorable’ | PennLive letters

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Daughters of late Rep. Elijah Cummings endorse father's aide, not widow, in race to fill his seat

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Elijah Cummings's daughters back former aide over widow in race to fill seat

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House Oversight panel sues Barr, Ross over census documents

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Late Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings’ daughters endorse staffer over his widow

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Remembering a legacy: Cummings' climb to Congress

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Daughters of Elijah Cummings back his longtime aide in race for his seat

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Washington Post: Elijah Cummings' daughters supporting former staffer for his old seat instead of...

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Dozens Of Candidates Officially File In Special Election For Late Rep. Elijah Cummings' Seat

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Dozens file to run in special primary election for District 7 seat

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Congressman Elijah Cummings dies at 68

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NY Rep. Carolyn Maloney replaces late Elijah Cummings as Oversight Committee chair

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Crowded field of 32 candidates seek to succeed the late Rep. Elijah Cummings as filing period ends

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Candidates are touting their links to Cummings

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Carolyn Maloney elected to replace Elijah Cummings leading House Oversight Committee

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Democratic Del. Terri Hill of Howard County to enter race for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat in...

State Democratic Del. Terri Hill will announce a run for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat in...

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Invoking civil rights leaders, State Sen. Jill Carter begins campaign to succeed the late Rep. ...

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Elijah Cummings daughters snub late congressman's widow in race to replace him

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29 Candidates Officially File In Special Election For Late Rep. Elijah Cummings' Seat

Twenty-nine candidates have officially filed to run in the special election to represent Maryland's...

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Celebrating the Legacy of the Elijah Cummings Youth Program - Baltimore Jewish Times

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After ‘unfathomable loss,’ Elijah Cummings’ congressional staff is in limbo as it carries on without...

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Crowded field of 32 candidates seeks to succeed the late Rep. Elijah Cummings including his widow,...

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Schiff quotes Cummings "We are better than that"

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Mika: Why we all need to take a page out of Maya Cummings’ playbook

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Payment to Elijah Cummings’ wife continues long-standing tradition

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House Democrats weigh seniority and gender politics in replacing Cummings

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Representative Elijah Cummings’s Widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Will Run for His Congressional...

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House Dems Set to Choose Leader of Powerful Oversight Panel

Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the acting chairwoman, are...

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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Widow of Elijah Cummings, Will Run for Congress

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Rep. Elijah Cummings’ papers, photos to be given to Howard University after ‘sensitive’ material is...

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Elijah Cummings' Widow Announces She's Running For His U.S. House Seat

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Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Widow Will Seek His House Seat

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of Rep. Elijah Cummings, said she will run for his seat in Congress in 2020. “I am, of course, devastated ...

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Rep. Elijah Cummings's Widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Will Run for His Senate Seat

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Elijah Cummings’ Widow to Run for His Seat: Campaign Update

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Rep. Elijah Cummings is honored at funeral

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Who will fill the leadership void left by Elijah Cummings in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings, will seek his seat in Congress

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Elijah Cummings’ widow says she’ll run for late husband’s Maryland congressional seat

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Elijah Cummings' Seat May Soon Be Filled by Someone Quite Close

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Widow of Elijah Cummings will run for late representative's seat

The widow of Rep. Elijah Cummings is planning to run for her late husband’s seat in Congress. “I...

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Three who eulogized Rep. Elijah Cummings at funeral in Baltimore now running against each other for...

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings officially announces she will be running for her late husband, Elijah ...

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Elijah Cummings' widow announces she will run for his Baltimore seat

The widow of Democrat Elijah Cummings has announced she will run for the Baltimore seat he left...

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Rep. Elijah Cummings' widow to run for his congressional seat

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Late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings' Wife Announces Bid for His Baltimore Seat

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, announced her candidacy to serve out the remainder of her husband's...

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