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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) delivers remarks during Freddie Gray's funeral at the New Shiloh Baptist Church during his funeral April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cummings: Removing Confederate Flag ‘Simply Is Not Enough’

A top House Democrat says more needs to be done outside of taking down the Confederate flag.

06/29/2015

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Maryland Democrats Set Up Voter Hotline for Problems

Maryland Democrats are reminding voters of their rights ahead of the Nov. 4 election and have set up a hotline to respond to any problems at the polls.

10/22/2014

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O’Malley, Cummings to Attend Minimum Wage Rally

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and Gov. Martin O’Malley will meet with the owner and employees of a Catonsville cafe for a minimum wage rally.

03/20/2014

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Norton, Cummings to Attend Mandela Memorial in South Africa

Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia will be part of the Congressional delegation attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa.

12/09/2013

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Substance at Congressman’s Md. Office Deemed Safe

Rep. Elijah Cummings says a suspicious substance at his Baltimore district office has been deemed safe.

08/07/2013

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Md. Politicians Salute Ravens on Super Bowl Win

The Baltimore Ravens are receiving good wishes and congratulations from all corners, including from members of Maryland’s congressional delegation.

02/04/2013

U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) speaks. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Local Reps. Sponsor Voting Reform Bill

Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is sponsoring a new bill in Congress designed to encourage states to adopt early voting and same-day registration by providing funding for additional equipment, such as voting machines.

01/14/2013

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Va. and Md. Working Together to Curb Voting Problems

U.S. Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Elijah Cummings, D-Md., are sponsoring a forum in Woodbridge to address the difficulties voters had casting their ballots in November’s presidential elections.

01/14/2013

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Lawmakers Release Documents On Wal-Mart Bribery

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s CEO Mike Duke found out in 2005 that the retailer’s Mexico unit was handing out bribes to local officials, according to emails obtained by lawmakers.

01/10/2013