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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
Dec. 11, 2013 Cummings, Issa, and Hinojosa Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Make College Costs More Transparent
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Cummings Applauds Confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt to Lead FHFA
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Oversight Committee Field Hearing on ACA
Dec. 6, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Dec. 2, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on World AIDS Day
Nov. 28, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - Request for DOJ to Collect More Data on "Stand Your Ground" Laws
Nov. 25, 2013 At Maryland Food Bank, Mikulski, Cummings, Sarbanes Call for Support of SNAP in Farm Bill
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 18, 2013 Cummings Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Improve Pharmaceutical Drug Distribution System
Nov. 18, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency - Answers on Independent Foreclosure Review Process
Nov. 15, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on the Postal Service Annual Financial Statement
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 NBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Judicial Nominations and Affordable Care Act
Nov. 11, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Withdraw Subpoena to Todd Park
Nov. 11, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement Commemorating Veterans Day
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - HealthCare.Gov Testing
Nov. 7, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement Following OMB Report on Government Shutdown's Impact
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Nov. 5, 2013 The Colorado Observer - Veterans Agency Under Fire for Excessive Conference Spending
Oct. 31, 2013 Cummings Statement on Senate Vote to Block Nomination of Mel Watt to Lead FHFA
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Richard Durbin, Chair House Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights Subcommittee - Stand Your Ground Laws
Oct. 28, 2013 Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013
Oct. 22, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: HealthCare.gov Glitches and Upcoming Hearing with Kathleen Sebelius
Oct. 22, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on September Jobs Report
Oct. 21, 2013 Cummings Statement on Appointment of Lorraine Miller as Interim NAACP President and CEO
Oct. 21, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Tea Party and Republicans
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Do Not Muzzle Independent Lead Poisoning Prevention Group
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Oct. 11, 2013 AIG CEO Apologizes for Comparing Criticism of Bonuses to Lynching
Oct. 8, 2013 Excepted Employees' Pay Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 7, 2013 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Government Shutdown, Debt Limit, and ACA
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
Oct. 1, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Protects Federal Workers' Pay from Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Republicans' Decision to Shut Down the Government
Sept. 29, 2013 Cummings Issues Statement on Continuing Resolution
Sept. 28, 2013 Cummings Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Pharmaceutcal Drug Distribution System: Bill Includes Cummings' Provisions to Combat Unethical "Gray Market" Drug Distributors
Sept. 27, 2013 Cummings Commends Successful Prosecution of Agency Employee
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 25, 2013 Cummings Issues Statements on USPS Rate Increase
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Material Exemption Extension
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Sept. 25, 2013 Fire-Retardant Material Exemption Extension
Sept. 24, 2013 Cummings Calls Resignation of AIG CEO: AIG Head Equates Criticism of Corporate Bonuses with Lynching in Deep South
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