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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
General Nov. 4, 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: National Security
Issue Position: National Security
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
June 19, 2014 The Washington Times- House Panel Probes Problems At Chemical Safety Board
June 18, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Waxman Letter on Chemical Safety Board
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Regulations Committee - DC Navy Yard Shooting: Fixing the Security Clearance Process
Sept. 16, 2013 Cummings "Deeply Saddened" by Washington Navy Yard Assault
Sept. 10, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Proposal that Syria Relinquish Chemical Weapons
July 31, 2013 Citizen Empowerment Act
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 9, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - National Security and Privacy Rights
May 22, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement to Commemorate National Maritime Day
April 17, 2013 Ruppersberger, Team Maryland Announce $1.4 Million Grant for Baltimore City Fire Department
April 11, 2013 Letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation Robert S. Mueller III and General Services Administrator Daniel M. Tangherlini - Backs Prince George's as the Best Location
March 15, 2013 Oversight Leaders Introduce Federal Information Security Update Legislation
Feb. 26, 2013 Sequestration
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 5, 2012 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2012 Amendments
Oct. 27, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 25, 2012 Cummings Responds to Latest Allegations About Libya Attack
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. 9, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
Sept. 23, 2012 Gloucester Daily Times - Tierney Wants Hard Line on Arms Dealer
Sept. 19, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement After Briefing by DOJ's Inspector General on Gunwalking Report
Sept. 11, 2012 Cummings Calls for Prayer on Anniversary of September 11th Attacks
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declaration of Disaster for Maryland
June 27, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
June 11, 2012 Congressman Cummings Issues Statement on Scheduled Contempt Notice of Attorney General Holder
May 31, 2012 Democratic Homeland Security Bills Pass House
May 18, 2012 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Terrorist Financing Since 9/11: Assessing an Evolving al Qaeda and State Sponsors of Terrorism"
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Access Control Point Breaches at Our Nation's Airports: Anomalies or Systemic Failures?"
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 26, 2012 Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012
April 25, 2012 Issa and Cummings Seek Facts, Briefing from DOD on Cartagena Prostitution Scandal
March 27, 2012 Issa and Cummings Introduce FISMA Legislation
Feb. 16, 2012 Cummings Statement Regarding Potential Internet Legislation
Feb. 9, 2012 Cummings Concerned With House Changes to STOCK Act
Nov. 28, 2011 Oversight Committee Leaders Request Dover AFB Remains-Handling Documents from Secretary Panetta
Nov. 2, 2011 Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011
Oct. 20, 2011 Cummings Responds to Issa Letter to FBI
Oct. 14, 2011 Cummings, Landry Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect American Maritime Jobs
Oct. 5, 2011 Mikulski, Cardin Lead MD Delegation in Praising President for Signing Disaster Declaration for State Following Tropical Storm Lee
Sept. 29, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 16, 2011 Letter to The President
Sept. 10, 2011 Cummings Remembers 9/11 Attacks
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to The President
Aug. 27, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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