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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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
March 12, 2014 Sens. Warren & Portman Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral "Smart Savings Act" to Strengthen Retirement Savings
Feb. 19, 2014 Sarbanes Unveils Fast-Track for Disabled Veterans to Receive Social Security Benefits
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 18, 2013 Sanders, Cummings Introduce Bills to Address Dental Crisis
March 19, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2014
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 19, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement in Response to CPC Release on Chained CPI
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Oct. 1, 2012 Cummings Applauds Agreement on Postal Service Retirement Incentives
Sept. 11, 2012 The 10th Anniversary of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program
July 25, 2012 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - GAO Report
June 7, 2012 Sanders, Cummings Introduce Sweeping Bills on Dental Crisis
May 10, 2012 Cummings Urges Congress to Protect Middle Class Families by Opposing Current Reconciliation Legislation
March 30, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 20, 2012 Cummings Issues Statement on House Republican Budget
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Aug. 21, 2011 CNN "State of the Union with Candy Crowley" - Transcript
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President, The United States of America
Nov. 7, 2009 Cummings Proud To Vote For American Healthcare Reform
Sept. 15, 2009 Raising A Question Of The Privileges Of The House
June 1, 2009 Helping Vernon To Read
March 18, 2008 Md. Delegation Members, Baltimore CASH Campaign Host Press Conference on Economic Stimulus
Jan. 17, 2008 President Heeds Cries for Funding by Congress
Aug. 13, 2007 Congressman Cummings Urges President Bush to Break from Rove Legacy
June 18, 2007 Congressman Cummings "Extremely Disappointed" with CMS Inaction on Children's Access to Dental Care
Aug. 30, 2006 Congressman Cummings Highlights Democratic Plan to Better Address the Slow Rebuilding Efforts of the Gulf Coast
May 26, 2006 Recognizing the Impact of Juvenile Diabetes on America's Youth and Supporting an Increase in FY07 NIH Fundraising
April 26, 2006 Letter to the Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
April 19, 2006 Letter to Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich and President of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Kenneth W. DeFontes
March 6, 2006 Rep. Tierney Calls for CSBG Program Funding
Oct. 19, 2005 Providing for Concurrence by House with Amendments in Senate Amendment to H.R. 3971, Q1, TMA, and Abstinence Programs Extension...
July 8, 2005 Report Says Social Security Progressive Indexing Plan Would Drastically Reduce Benefits in 7th Congressional District
April 28, 2005 Congressman Cummings Responds to President Bush's First Second-Term Press Conference
Feb. 9, 2005 Congressman Cummings Re-Introduces Bill to Protect Medical Lab Whistleblowers
Jan. 2, 2005 President Bush's State of the Union Speech Congressman Cummings' Response
Jan. 2, 2005 CBC Chairman Elijah Cummings Joins Nation in Mourning Congressman Robert T. Matsui
Sept. 28, 2004 Congressman Cummings' Statement on Maryland General Hospital's Compliance
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: My Life's Work
Issue Position: Social Security
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