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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Accusations About Benghazi
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Chairman Darrell Issa - Partisan Delegation to Libya
Sept. 2, 2013 Cummings Releases Statement on Proposed Syria Resolution
May 13, 2013 Letter to Chairman Darrell E. Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Benghazi Hearing
May 6, 2013 Rep. Cummings Responds to Recent Benghazi Allegations
April 25, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Benghazi Report and Apologize to Secretary Hillary Clinton
April 23, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, U.S. House of Representatives - Benghazi
Aug. 14, 2012 Ranking Members Cummings and Waxman Offer Final Opportunity for Wal-Mart Response on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Bribery Allegations Before Releasing Investigative Report
June 28, 2012 Authorizing Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to Initiate or Intervene in Judicial Proceedings to Enforce Certain Subpoenas
Oct. 16, 2011 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 12, 2011 Letter to Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa
Sept. 10, 2011 Cummings Remembers 9/11 Attacks
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
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
Sept. 29, 2010 Cummings Continues Investigation Into American Commercial Fleet
Jan. 25, 2010 Letter to President Barack Obama
June 2, 2009 The Complex Emergency In Pakistan
April 27, 2009 Cummings Statement on Arrest of Colleagues Protesting Darfur Genocide
April 21, 2009 MSNBC "Morning Joe" Interview - Transcript
April 8, 2009 Cummings Statement on Seizure of Maersk Alabama
Feb. 4, 2009 Statement on Piracy Hearing
Aug. 27, 2008 I Am Congressman Elijah Cummings, Co-Chair of the Obama-Biden Campaign in the Great State of Maryland
June 11, 2008 Cummings Statement on Jones Act Hearing
April 15, 2008 Cummings: Significant Improvements Needed at FMC
March 19, 2008 Cummings Statement on the 5th Anniversary of Combat in Iraq
Dec. 12, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1585, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Nov. 14, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4156, Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008
Oct. 30, 2007 President Bush's Supplemental $200 Billion Request is a Step in the Wrong Direction
Oct. 29, 2007 Darfur
Oct. 18, 2007 Expressing the Sense of the House Regarding Withholding of Information Relating to Corruption in Iraq
Oct. 16, 2007 Expressing the Sense of the House Regarding Withholding of Information Relating to Corruption in Iraq
Oct. 2, 2007 Improper Oversight of Blackwater and the Passage of H.R. 3087 is a Step in the Right Direction to Responsibly Redeploy Our Troops from Iraq
Sept. 10, 2007 Recognizing the Sixth Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks and the Need to Refocus Our Attention on the Global War on Terror
Sept. 10, 2007 Cummings: Time for a New Strategy
Sept. 7, 2007 Enough is Enough
Aug. 22, 2007 Cummings to Bush: Stop the Desperate Tactics
Aug. 2, 2007 Congressman Cummings Votes to Support Troops and National Security
July 12, 2007 Cummings Urges Colleagues to Support Redeployment Deadline
June 8, 2007 Congressman Cummings Comments on the Resignation of Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Gen. Pace
June 6, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007
June 6, 2007 Cummings Supports Afghanistan Freedom & Security Act
May 24, 2007 Cummings Rejects "Butchered Compromise" Iraq Spending Bill
May 17, 2007 House Passes National Defense Authorization Bill Includes Key Accountability Provisions Authored by Cummings
May 10, 2007 Cummings Marks Up Defense Authorization Act
April 25, 2007 Cummings Votes for Passage of Conference Report on H.R. 1591, U.S. U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act"
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