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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
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
Nov. 9, 2006 Congressman Cummings Mourns Death of Newsman Ed Bradley
Nov. 8, 2006 Congressman Cummings Responds to the Resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
Oct. 25, 2006 Congressman Cummings Saddened by Death of Civil Right Leader Enolia P. McMillan
Oct. 10, 2006 Congressman Cummings Mourns the Loss of Baltimore Firefighter Allan Roberts
Oct. 6, 2006 Cummings Applauds Restoration of M-6 Bus Service; Calls on MDOT to Release Information on Impact of Bus Changes in Baltimore
Oct. 5, 2006 Letter To Balitmore Hospitals
Oct. 3, 2006 Letter to Secretary Rice
Sept. 22, 2006 Cummings: CDC Recommendation on Universal HIV Testing Will Help Save Lives
Sept. 21, 2006 Cummings: It is Past Time to Transform Our Commitments into Action Regarding Darfur
Sept. 14, 2006 Recognizing and Celebrating Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week
Sept. 11, 2006 Cummings Remembers Victims, Families, and Heroes of September 11 Attacks
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to The Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Elaine Chao
Aug. 30, 2006 Congressman Cummings Highlights Democratic Plan to Better Address the Slow Rebuilding Efforts of the Gulf Coast
Aug. 29, 2006 On Katrina Anniversary, Cummings Urges "Category 5" Attention to Rebuilding Communities
Aug. 29, 2006 Letter to Secretary Chertoff
Aug. 28, 2006 Cummings Tours Gulf Coast for Katrina Anniversary
Aug. 23, 2006 Cummings Connects Minority Entrepreneurs With Business Opportunities Through East Baltimore Redevelopment Project
Aug. 17, 2006 Congressman Cummings Receives an "A" for Legislative Efforts on Darfur
July 27, 2006 Cummings Urges Justice Department and Courts to Defend Americans' Right to Vote
July 25, 2006 Introduction the Minority Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pilot Program of 2006
July 20, 2006 Cummings: Bush NAACP Speech Was a Good Photo Op, but Proof is in the Follow-Up
July 13, 2006 The Need for an Increased National Focus on Rail and Transit Security
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
July 7, 2006 Cummings: Job Growth Remains Too Slow
June 30, 2006 Cummings: Americans Should Not Have to Prove Citizenship to Receive Healthcare
June 29, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
June 25, 2006 Cummings Comments on Withdrawal of Voting Rights Act
June 20, 2006 Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Reauthoization Act of 2005
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 16, 2006 Statement in Opposition to H. Res. 861-Resolution on the War in Iraq
June 12, 2006 Introduction of Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Advanced Imaging Technologies in the Detection and Treatment of Prostrate Cancer
June 6, 2006 Supporting the Goals and Ideals of the Vigil for Lost Promise Day
May 26, 2006 Extension of FEMA Housing Assistance Deadline for Hurricane Katrina Survivors
May 26, 2006 Recognizing the Impact of Juvenile Diabetes on America's Youth and Supporting an Increase in FY07 NIH Fundraising
May 17, 2006 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
May 12, 2006 Encouraging All Eligible Medicare Beneficiaries to Review Available Options to Determine Whether Enrollmentin in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan...
May 5, 2006 Commemorating Cover the Uninsured Week
May 4, 2006 Security and Accountability for Every Port Act
May 3, 2006 Letter to Chair and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee for Transportation, Treasury, HUD and the Judiciary Committee on Appropriations Joe Knollenberg
May 1, 2006 Congressman Cummings Urges National Recommitment to Amtrak on its 35th Anniversary
April 27, 2006 Commemorating National Minority Health Month
April 27, 2006 In Support of H.R. 5216
April 26, 2006 Letter to the Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
April 20, 2006 Congressman Cummings Expresses Disappointment Over Failure to Create "Opt Out" Rate Relief Program
April 19, 2006 Letter to Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich and President of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Kenneth W. DeFontes
April 6, 2006 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
April 5, 2006 Expressing Sense of House of Representatives that a National Methamphetamine Prevention Week Should be Established
March 31, 2006 Congressman Cummings Supports Legislation to Close Security Gaps at Seaports
March 30, 2006 Cummings Calls on State and City Leaders to Work Together to Save Baltimore City Schools
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