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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Elijah E. Cummings
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 04/16/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maya; 3 Children
Birth Date: 01/18/1951
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: Baltimore, MD
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Crime - Gangs
Issue Position: Crime - Witness Protection
Issue Position: Crime - Illicit Drugs
Issue Position: Identity Theft
Aug. 6, 2014 Time - Cummings and Chaffetz Hope to Turn the Page on Issa Era
April 28, 2014 Cummings Delivers Speech: True Witnesses in a Movement for Change
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Continued Oversight of the ATF's Reckless Investigative Techniques
Feb. 4, 2014 Hearing of the Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - The Administration's Policy on Marijuana
Jan. 22, 2014 Oversight Committee Releases Deposition Transcript of John Beale
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - Request for DOJ to Collect More Data on "Stand Your Ground" Laws
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Richard Durbin, Chair House Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Subcommittee - Stand Your Ground Laws
Aug. 1, 2013 Cummings and Cardin Introduce Legislation to Better Protect State and Local Witnesses from Violence and Intimidation
July 14, 2013 Cummings Reacts to Verdict in George Zimmerman Trial
April 23, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Calvin L. Scovel III, Inspector General, United States Department of Transportation - Merchant Marine Sexual Violence
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 7, 2013 Cummings Lauds Senate Committee Passage of Gun Trafficking Bill; Urges Vote on Bipartisan House Companion
March 6, 2013 Bonamici and Cummings Introduce Bill to Stop Abuse and Fraud in Payday Lending
Feb. 5, 2013 Maloney Sponsors First Bipartisan House Bill to Combat Gun Trafficking
Jan. 16, 2013 Cummings Attends White House Event on Administration Gun Proposals
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Jeh C. Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Oct. 2, 2012 Cummings Responds to Shooting of U.S. Border Patrol Agents
Sept. 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - DOJ IG Report
Sept. 19, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement After Briefing by DOJ's Inspector General on Gunwalking Report
Aug. 14, 2012 Letter to Mr. Michael T. Duke, Chief Executive Officer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
July 9, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Indictment of Suspects in Agent Brian Terry's Murder
July 9, 2012 Congressman Cummings Issues Statement on Indictment of Suspects in Agent Brian Terry's Murder
June 20, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Committee Contempt Vote
June 12, 2012 Ranking Members Cummings and Waxman Request Briefing and Information from Wal-Mart on Foreign Corrupt Practice Act Bribery Allegations
June 7, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on Fast and Furious Investigation
May 7, 2012 Reps. Chu, Cummings, Honda, and Others to Introduce Legislation to Prevent Hazing in the Military
May 2, 2012 Issa and Cummings Issue Joint Statement on Secret Services' Response to the Committee on Agent Misconduct
April 22, 2012 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah
Dec. 5, 2011 Afro American: Standing up to the Terrorism on Our Streets
Dec. 1, 2011 Cummings Calls for Minority Day of Hearings with Human Trafficking Victims and Their Advocates
Sept. 12, 2011 Letter to Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa
July 22, 2011 A Bipartisan Victory for Servicemembers
Jan. 12, 2011 Cummings Statement On Congresswoman Giffords Shooting
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
June 30, 2010 Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010
Feb. 25, 2010 Senators Move Forward Legislation To Better Protect State And Local Witnesses From Violence
Nov. 17, 2009 Cruise Vessel Security And Safety Act Of 2009
June 9, 2009 House Approves Cummings' Witness Protection Bill
June 9, 2009 Witness Security And Protection Grant Program Act Of 2009
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