Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), a founding Member of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, delivered the Congressional Black Caucus’ (CBC) Message to America on the importance of voting rights in the United States.
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 16, 2017)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s press conference:
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 8, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s attempts to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren as she read the words of the late Coretta Scott King during Senate Democrats’ talk-a-thon about Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) nomination for Attorney General:
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 7, 2017)—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Mia Love (R-UT), Raúl Labrador (R-ID), John Conyers (D-MI), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Karen Bass (D-CA) introduced the Maintaining dignity and Eliminating unnecessary Restrictive Confinement of Youths Act of 2017 (MERCY Act).
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 3, 2017) – Members of the Maryland Congressional delegation, led by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), have written to Governor Larry Hogan (R-Md.) urging him to protect the needs of his constituents by speaking out against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a viable replacement.
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 1, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court:
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