In The News

July 18, 2019 In The News

House Reform and Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings recounts the time in 1962 when he fought for the right to swim at a Baltimore pool.

A few days after President Donald Trump’s tweet that four Democratic congresswomen of color should "go back” to other countries, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings placed a finger on an eyebrow and felt for an old scar.

June 27, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump's administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now — drawing praise from elected officials in Maryland.

June 17, 2019 In The News

Mary Mervis Delicatessen used to serve a daily rush of 1,000 customers, who lined up for the Lexington Market stall’s meats and cheeses, corned beef sandwiches and shrimp salad. But traffic, already down to about 400 people a day since the Freddie Gray riots, has plummeted by at least half again since the century-old deli lost food stamp eligibility.

March 20, 2019 In The News

In November, the American people voted overwhelmingly to put Democrats in charge of the House of Representatives to start serving as a truly independent check and balance on the executive branch.

February 27, 2019 In The News

Michael Cohen’s composure had held up fairly well as he was called a liar, a terrible lawyer, a future federal prison inmate and more as he testified before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.

February 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings delivered a fiery speech Wednesday in which he shared a promise his 92-year-old mother asked from him on her death bed a year ago.

January 19, 2019 In The News

t’s never easy to re-enter society upon being released from prison, and even ex-offenders lucky enough to secure a job right away face a challenge few may know about: It can take weeks for their first paycheck to arrive.

January 15, 2019 In The News

Know why big pharmaceutical companies in the United States raise the prices of some prescription drugs to outrageous levels? Because they can. There are few obstacles to jacking up prices so the companies that sell brand-name drugs — and spend millions to advertise them ad nauseam — do pretty much what they please, and shamelessly.