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March 22, 2017 Press Release
Lacks’ Tumor Cells Have Been Used in Some of Medicine’s Most Important Breakthroughs

Washington, D.C. (Mar. 22, 2017) — Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin joined Congressmen Elijah E.

March 8, 2017 Press Release
Cummings Hand-Delivers Letter to President at Meeting Today

Washington, D.C. (Mar. 8, 2017)—Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Elijah E.

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March 6, 2017 Press Release
After Several Defeats in Court, Trump Administration Has Revised Executive Order Banning Muslims and Refugees

Washington, D.C. (Mar. 6, 2017)—Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on President Trump’s second attempt to ban Muslims and refugees: 

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March 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Mar. 1, 2017) – Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings joined Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Anthony Brown, John K. Delaney, Andy Harris, Jamie Raskin, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John P. Sarbanes (all D-MD) sent a letter to Rod Rosenstein, U.S.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 28, 2017)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress:
 
“In the 40 days since he was sworn in, President Trump has shown that he will be a champion for Wall Street, not the American people.
 

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 28, 2017)— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Historically Black Colleges and Universities: 
 

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February 16, 2017 Press Release

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:

February 8, 2017 Press Release
Senator Was Reading a Letter About Senator Jeff Sessions Written By Coretta Scott King

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: 

February 7, 2017 Press Release
MERCY Act Would Prohibit Solitary Confinement of Juveniles Tried in Federal System

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).

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February 3, 2017 Press Release

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.

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