Rep. Elijah Cummings

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Cummings Calls for Lower Overdose Antidote Prices

Rep. Elijah Cummings is calling on Maryland leaders to negotiate lower prices for a heroin overdose antidote to ensure first responders have the drug at hand when they need it.

07/07/2015

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Fire Breaks Out at West Baltimore Home of Rep. Cummings

Authorities say a fire broke out at Rep. Elijah Cummings’ West Baltimore townhouse, but no one was home.

06/02/2015

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GOP’s Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare

One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”

12/09/2014

Rep. Cummings: Many African-Americans Fear Obama Security Decreased Due To Race

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned last week after the high-profile security issues came to light, and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said more departures are sure to come amid a culture of complacency – and what some of his constituents have suggested is a racial issue.

10/06/2014

A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Issa Walks Out Of IRS Scandal Hearing As Cummings Calls Proceedings ‘Un-American’

A House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative groups erupted into an argument between Rep. Elijah Cummings and Chairman Darrell Issa just moments after former IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to testify in regards to her role in the tax scrutiny scandal.

03/05/2014

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Rep. Cummings: ‘It’s Clear to Me’ Cruz is Running for President

One prominent Democrat believes Tea Party darling Sen. Ted Cruz will run for president in 2016.

12/11/2013

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Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial Profiling

The death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.

07/31/2013

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

House Dem: Documents Show IRS Probe Was Flawed

The Treasury Department investigator whose probe of the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of tea party groups helped fuel a national uproar failed to tell Congress that his own investigators found no evidence that the targeting of conservatives was politically motivated, a top House Democrat said Friday.

07/12/2013

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IRS Manager: Tea Party Scrutiny Originated In Cincinnati, Not DC

An Internal Revenue Service manager and self-described conservative Republican said the close scrutiny of Tea Party groups’ tax forms originated in his Cincinnati IRS office and not in Washington, according to a full transcript of his interview by congressional investigators released Tuesday.

06/19/2013