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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
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
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Date Title
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 Ruppersberger, Maryland Delegation Urge Congress to Replace Sequestration, End Furloughs
July 11, 2013 Cardin, Mikulski, Hoyer, Members of Maryland House 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 Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 23, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Benghazi
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 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
March 27, 2012 Issa and Cummings Introduce FISMA Legislation
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
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 15, 2011 Congressman Cummings Welcomes The End Of War In Iraq
Nov. 28, 2011 Oversight Committee Leaders Request Dover AFB Remains-Handling Documents from Secretary Panetta
Nov. 21, 2011 Afro American: Opportunity at sea
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 10, 2011 Cummings Remembers 9/11 Attacks
May 27, 2011 The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 25, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 4, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Jason E. Chaffetz Chairman Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
May 1, 2011 Cummings Statement On The Death Of Osama Bin Laden
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
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