Rep. Elijah Cummings

February 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Proclaims February as Black History Month in Maryland

In a proclamation Monday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recognized Feb. 2021 as Black History Month in the state. “When we celebrate Maryland’s Black history, we celebrate the shared history of all Americans’ injustice, freedom and equality,” Hogan said in a video on the first day of the month. He announced that Maryland is partnering with […]

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October 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Special Election to Decide Cummings’ Replacement in Congress

A special election will decide who replaces Rep. Elijah Cummings in the House of Representatives. Gov. Larry Hogan issued the order Monday to fill the 7th congressional district vacancy, created by Cummings’ death on Oct. 17. Cummings’ second wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, has been rumored as a potential successor. "It was my distinct honor and […]

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October 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Really Great Fighter for Social Justice’: Elrich on Cummings’ Legacy

The day after 12-term Maryland U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings died, words of admiration and respect keep pouring in. MyMCMedia caught up with County Executive Marc Elrich on Friday and asked him about Cummings’ legacy.

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October 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Lloran la Muerte del Representante Elijah Cummings

El representante Elijah Cummings es recordado por su dedicación a los derechos civiles, Maryland y Baltimore. Murió la madrugada del jueves en el Hospital Johns Hopkins por complicaciones de problemas de salud. Tenía 68 años. Cummings sirvió 22 años en el Congreso de los EE.UU. después de servir 13 años en la Cámara de Delegados. […]

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October 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half-Staff to Honor Cummings

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered U.S. and Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. The Maryland Secretary of State’s office, which publishes the status of flags, said this about Cummings: Congressman Cummings leaves behind an incredible legacy of fighting for Baltimore City and working to improve people’s lives. He […]

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October 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘A Man of Principle, Unity, Dignity, Compassion’: Maryland Leaders Mourn Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings is being remembered for his devotion to civil rights, Maryland and Baltimore. He died early Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications of health ailments. He was 68. Cummings served 22 years in the U.S. Congress after serving 13 years in the House of Delegates, rising to be Speaker Pro Tem. […]

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September 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Democrats Support Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Local Democrats are showing support for a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It’s time for the House of Representatives to open an official impeachment inquiry against President Trump. I have thought about this deeply and regret that our country has to endure this process, but it's the only way for Congress to protect […]

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July 29, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Cummings Flooded With Support Amid Attacks From President Trump

Maryland leaders are defending Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) after President Donald Trump attacked his character and his congressional district in a series of tweets Saturday. Trump called the Cummings’ Baltimore district, which includes half of the city of Baltimore and much of Baltimore and Howard counties, “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” on Twitter. […]

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Officials Pay Tribute to President George H.W. Bush

Since the passing of the 41st President of the United State, George H.W. Bush, there’s been an outcry of support from Maryland officials. Here’s how different elected officials in Maryland paid tribute to President Bush. Governor Larry Hogan President George H.W. Bush was a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service […]

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April 26, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Congressman Elijah Cummings at Hillary Clinton Rally in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Coalition of American Muslims for Hillary hosted a rally April 24 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7th District) was a keynote speaker at the rally. Cummings explains his reasons for supporting Clinton in this MyMCMedia Extra video. Related:  

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