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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements

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
July 14, 2014 Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office
July 14, 2014 Federal Register Modernization Act
July 14, 2014 House Passes Cummings Bill to Extend Protections for Whistleblowers
July 14, 2014 All Circuit Review Extension Act
July 14, 2014 Staff Sergeant Manuel v. Mendoza Post Office Building
July 14, 2014 Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office
July 14, 2014 Fountain County Veterans Memorial Post Office
July 14, 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Post Office
July 14, 2014 Smart Savings Act
July 14, 2014 Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building
July 14, 2014 Richard K. Salick Post Office
July 14, 2014 Harold George Bennett Post Office
July 14, 2014 Captin Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building
July 14, 2014 Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building
July 11, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Cummings Objects to Issa "Subpoena Binge" After Benghazi Taken Away From Oversight Committee
July 10, 2014 The Washington Examiner - Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' First Line of Defense Against Republican Attacks
July 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Examining New Embassy Constrution: Are New Administration Policies Putting Americans Overseas in Danger?
July 9, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Release of Benghazi Interview Transcripts By Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck Mckeon
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 7, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Compromise
July 6, 2014 The Washington Post - House Members Try a DIY Preemptive Bipartisanship
June 30, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Approve Ethanol Produced by Winter Barley as Advanced Biofurl
June 30, 2014 USIS CEO Refuses to Answer Questions from Congress - Cummings Asks Issa for Transcribed Interview
June 30, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Requesting a Transcribed Interview with USIS CEO
June 25, 2014 Cummings Statement on 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, One-Year Anniversary of Shelby v. Holder
June 23, 2014 CBS Baltimore - Baltimore Church Celebrates Almost 200 Years, Focuses on Future
June 23, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Unilateral Issa Subpoena to White House Attorney
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 The Washington Times- House Panel Probes Problems At Chemical Safety Board
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Waxman Letter on Chemical Safety Board
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 17, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Social Security Administration Oversight: Examining the Integrity of the Disability Determination Appeals Process, Part II
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Social Security Administration Oversight: Examining the Integrity of the Disability Determination Appeals Process, Part II
June 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Social Security Administration Oversight: Examining the Integrity of the Disability Determination Appeals Process
June 10, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Higher Education
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Cummings Statement on the Passing of Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 39 House Democrats Support Draft Gainful Employment Regulation
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 27, 2014 Cummings' Statement on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on Latest Issa Document Leak
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 21, 2014 Cummings on Select Committee: "We Need Someone in that Room to Defend the Truth"
May 20, 2014 Cardenas, Cummings Request NCAA Student-Athlete Oversight Information
May 20, 2014 Letter to Mark Emmert, President of the National Collegiate Athletic Association - NCAA Oversight of Student-Athletes
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