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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Nov. 28, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Thanksgiving Holiday
Feb. 4, 2013 Cummings Commemorates 100th Birthday of Rosa Parks
Feb. 3, 2013 Cummings Congratulates Baltimore Ravens on Super Bowl Victory
Feb. 1, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement Acknowledging Black History Month 2013
Jan. 28, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on the Passing of Rev. Vernon Dobson
May 16, 2012 Baltimore AFRO American - Bread and Roses
Nov. 21, 2011 Afro American: Opportunity at sea
April 5, 2011 Recognizing the 43rd Anniversary of the Death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Aug. 22, 2008 Cummings Statement on the Death of Gene Upshaw
March 6, 2008 Congressman Cummings and Senators Cardin, Mikulski Introduce Concurrent Resolution Honoring Life and Legacy of Harriet Tubman
Feb. 7, 2008 Cummings, Mikulski, Members of Team Md. Fight for Baltimore Heritage Area
Jan. 15, 2008 Cummings Reiterates Need to Continue Focusing on Youth
Dec. 5, 2007 Statement on Resolution Against Nooses
Aug. 13, 2007 Congressman Cummings Urges President Bush to Break from Rove Legacy
May 22, 2007 Expressing Sympathy to the Citizens of Greensburg, Kansas
March 20, 2007 Gulf Coast Hurricane Housing Recovery Act of 2007
April 27, 2006 In Support of H.R. 5216
Jan. 31, 2006 America mourns Coretta Scott King
Jan. 27, 2006 Congressman Cummings Calls for More Diversity Among NFL Head Coaches
Jan. 27, 2006 Hattie McDaniel Stamp Called For by Congressman Cummings Issued Nationally This Week
Dec. 1, 2005 Congressman Cummings Recognizes World AIDS Day 2005
Nov. 15, 2005 Congressman Cummings Applauds MLB for Progress on Steroid Policy - Continues Push for Zero Tolerance
Oct. 24, 2005 Ms. Rosa Parks' Legacy
Aug. 2, 2005 CNN Inside Politics - Transcript
Aug. 1, 2005 Congressman Cummings Expresses Disappointment in the Suspension of Orioles' Rafael Palmeiro for Steroid Use
July 28, 2005 Congressman Cummings Votes Against CAFTA
July 28, 2005 Mexican Postal Service's Issuance of the "Memin Pinguin" Stamps
June 14, 2005 Introduction of the Servitude and Emancipation Archival Research Clearinghouse (SEARCH) Act of 2005
March 10, 2005 Celebration of National Peace Corp Week
Aug. 13, 2004 Congressman Cummings Applauds Maryland's 2004 Olympians
June 22, 2004 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of Ray Charles
June 22, 2004 Recognizing the Importance of Blues Music
June 10, 2004 Congressman Cummings Mourns Loss of Musician Ray Charles
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Political Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
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