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, 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.
Representative Elijah Cummings, Maryland congressman and civil rights champion, died at the age of 68 Thursday due to complications from long-standing health issues. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn,.. CBS News - Published
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday praised the late Elijah Cummings, a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, as someone who "stood against..
U.S. lawmakers came together on Thursday to remember Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings who died last week. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised the civil rights champion with Senator Chuck..
Rep. Elijah Cummings will lie in state on Thursday at the US Capitol building. Business Insider says he will be the first black lawmaker to receive the honor. Rosa Parks, a figure of the civil rights..
Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime Maryland Democrat has died at age 68. His office confirmed he died of "complications concerning longstanding health challenges". The congressman served as the chairman..
U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of a leading congressional committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office said on Thursday. Chris Dignam..
Former Presidents Obama and Clinton, and Hillary Clinton, paid tribute to the extraordinary life of Congressman Elijah Cummings, who died last week at the age of 68. Jeff Pegues reports. CBS News - Published
Two former presidents were among the mourners who celebrated the life of Rep. Elijah Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become a powerful voice in Congress, at a memorial service Friday in.. CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Sen. Bob Corker, Rep. Jim Jordan and Rep. Elijah Cummings. Plus, we debut a new CBS News Battleground Tracker Poll that looks at.. CBS News - Published
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, who also serves as the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, criticized the Trump administration for creating a "false crisis" at the border with its family.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the president's tweet's targeting Rep. Elijah Cummings, and a "safe third country" asylum agreement the U.S. signed.. CBS News - Published
Missed the second half of the show? Marianne Williamson joins Margaret Brennan to discuss her policy ideas. A panel of experts discuss President Trump's tweets attacking Rep. Elijah Cummings and his.. CBS News - Published
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 majority, and Elijah Cummings plans to make.. CBS News - Published
Representative Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday 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 been to the mountaintop." CBS News - Published
"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 congressman died Thursday. CBS News - Published
As Democratic presidential candidates debate in Detroit, President Trump is keeping up his attacks on Baltimore. Mr. Trump has spent the past few days criticizing the city and Maryland Democratic Rep... CBS News - Published
Rep. Elijah Cummings was eulogized as a leader with the fiery moral conviction of an Old Testament prophet Friday at a funeral that brought former presidents and ordinary people alike to the Baltimore.. USATODAY.com - Published
Here are the top stories for Friday, Oct. 25th: Rep. Elijah Cummings eulogized at Baltimore funeral; Trump's Washington hotel could soon be for sale; Pentagon chief says U.S. troops will protect Syrian.. USATODAY.com - Published
Congressman and civil rights leader Elijah Cummings was remembered Friday as a "fierce champion of truth, justice and kindness" at his funeral service at the Baltimore church where he worshipped for.. USATODAY.com - Published
Democratic leaders past and present remembered the late Elijah Cummings on Friday in eulogies that drew an implicit contrast between the civil rights activist and President Donald Trump, in whose.. Reuters - Published
A who's-who of Washington leaders turned out to pay their respects at the funeral of longtime Congressman Elijah Cummings in Baltimore. Speakers included former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill.. CBS News - Published
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the funeral for longtime Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings. She drew loud applause for comparing him to a Biblical warrior against corrupt.. CBS News - Published
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday praised the late Elijah Cummings, a leading force in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, as someone who "stood against.. Reuters - Published