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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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: Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: National Security
July 10, 2014 The Washington Examiner - Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' First Line of Defense Against Republican Attacks
July 6, 2014 The Washington Post - House Members Try a DIY Preemptive Bipartisanship
June 17, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala
May 22, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Latest Issa Document Leak
May 21, 2014 Cummings on Select Committee: "We Need Someone in that Room to Defend the Truth"
May 15, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on New Issa Subpoena on Benghazi
May 2, 2014 Cummings Responds to Issa Subpoena to Secretary of State
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Benghazi, Instability, and a New Government: Successes and Failures of U.S. Intervention in Libya
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 18, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on OMB Review of Navy Yard Shooting Recommendations
Jan. 12, 2014 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Robert Gates, New Jersey Port Authority Scandal, and Unemployment Benefits
Sept. 19, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Benghazi
Sept. 16, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Partisan Republican Staff Report: Releases New Info on "Top Ten Unfounded Allegations on Benghazi"
Sept. 15, 2013 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 11, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 Cummings Statement on President Obama's Syria Address
Sept. 8, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Syria Intervention
Sept. 6, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Syria Intervention
Sept. 4, 2013 MSNBC - "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Syria
July 11, 2013 Cardin, Mikulski, Hoyer, Members of Maryland House Delegation Urge Congress to Replace Sequestration, End Furloughs
July 11, 2013 Ruppersberger, Maryland Delegation Urge Congress to Replace Sequestration, End Furloughs
June 20, 2013 En Bloc Package: Ensuring Compliance with Use of Civilian Personnel Amenment H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 21, 2013 U.S. News and World Report - Food For Thought
May 21, 2013 U.S. News and World Report - Keeping the Food in Food for Peace
April 24, 2013 Cummings, Rigell Introduce SEAS Act
April 23, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Benghazi
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
Feb. 26, 2013 Sequestration
Oct. 25, 2012 Cummings Responds to Latest Allegations About Libya Attack
Oct. 21, 2012 Issa Calls Concerns About Sensitive Information on Benghazi Attack "Crap"
Oct. 20, 2012 Cummings Condemns Issa's Reckless and Dangerous Disclosures of Sensitive Information of Benghazi Attack
Oct. 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Darrell E. Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Oct. 14, 2012 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript
Oct. 12, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Oct. 9, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2012 Gloucester Daily Times - Tierney Wants Hard Line on Arms Dealer
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
June 6, 2012 Cummings Introduces Legislation to Reform Defense Base Act Insurance Program
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 10, 2012 Cummings Provisions to Increase Diversity and Curb Hazing in Armed Forces Passed by House Armed Forces Comittee
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
March 27, 2012 Issa and Cummings Introduce FISMA Legislation
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 16, 2012 Joint Statement from Chairman Issa and Ranking Member Cummings on Special Counsel Report Regarding Remains Mishandling & Whistleblowers at Dover/Port Mortuary
Feb. 16, 2012 Cummings Statement Regarding Potential Internet Legislation
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