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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
May 19, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Strengthen Social Security's Equal Employment Programs
May 16, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education
May 15, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on New Issa Subpoena on Benghazi
May 8, 2014 Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Is EPA Leadership Obstructing Its Own Inspector General
May 7, 2014 Recommending that the House Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress
May 7, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement Condemning House Vote to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt
May 7, 2014 Recommending that Lois G. Lerner be Found in Contempt of Congress
May 2, 2014 Cummings Responds to Issa Subpoena to Secretary of State
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Benghazi, Instability, and a New Government: Successes and Failures of U.S. Intervention in Libya
April 29, 2014 Cummings Releases Statement on G.A.O. Report of Mortgage Settlement
April 28, 2014 House Unanimously Passes Bipartisan DATA Act
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 28, 2014 Cummings Delivers Speech: True Witnesses in a Movement for Change
April 28, 2014 House Sends DATA Act to President Obama
April 24, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Request Hearing on Mortgage Settlement
April 17, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Additional Response to Issa Allegations of Collusion with IRS
April 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director of Office of Management and Budget - Concerns with CFC Regulations
April 10, 2014 Rapid Response: Issa Blocks Cummings Request to Release IRS Interview Transcripts
April 10, 2014 Senate Advances DATA Act Compromise
April 10, 2014 Letter to John S. Pistole, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration - House Members Seek Information on Expansion of TSA Behavior Detection Programs
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: IRS Targeting Controversy
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - President's FY 2015 Budget Proposal for the Postal Service
April 8, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Addressing GAO's 2014 Report on Duplicative Federal Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Cummings Responds to Scheduling of Contempt Vote
April 3, 2014 Durbin, Harkin, Cummings: More Coordination Needed in Federal Oversight of For-Profit College Industry
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Examining ObamaCare's Problem-Filled State Exchanges
April 2, 2014 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Continued Oversight of the ATF's Reckless Investigative Techniques
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
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
April 1, 2014 Letter to William Utt, Chairman, President, and CEO of KBR Inc. - Document Request
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro,Comptroller General of the United States - Request GAO Study to Further Enhance Effectiveness of Federal Workforce
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - NASA Space Launch System and Orion
March 20, 2014 Cummings, O'Malley Lead Rally in Support of $10.10 Minimum Wage
March 20, 2014 The Baltimore Sun: Malley and Cummings Hold Minimum Wage Rally in Catonsville
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Cummings Issues Statement on OMB Review of Navy Yard Shooting Recommendations
March 17, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice - Request for Meeting on DOJ Report on Mortgage Fraud
March 14, 2014 Issa Response to Cummings Provides No House Counsel Memo and Cites no Legal Experts on Botched Contempt Proceedings
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Copy of Counsel Opinion on Lerner Contempt Proceedings
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