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Elijah Eugene Cummings (January 18, 1951 ~ October 17, 2019) was the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district, serving since 1996. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

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We will hear from Will Cohen.

– Elijah Cummings

Found on CNN  4 years ago   
I think this is a watershed moment.

– Elijah Cummings

Found on CNN  4 years ago   
Lives depend on it.

– Elijah Cummings

Found on FOX News  8 years ago   

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  • Holly Segal
    Holly Segal
    Heartbroken; in 1983 he was a freshman state delegate& was a constituent& social work grad student intern lobbying state reps 2 expand Medicaid funds; eventually volunteered 4him& later he hired me as part time comm outreach rep. Here’s a short quote from his early days as a political rep during the ‘80’s Reagan Admin-relevant today: “...and as Churchill once said, I say to you today; never, never, never give up..” [on your dreams] 
    LikeReply3 years ago
  • Leanna Springer
    Leanna Springer
    “I only have a minute. Sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me I did not choose it. But I know that I must use it. Give account if I abuse it. Suffer if I lose it. Only a tiny little minute. But eternity is in it.” Poem by Parren Mitchell. 
    LikeReply 13 years ago
  • Glinda Chambers
    Glinda Chambers
    I am looking for the poem that Rep. Elijah Cummings would say daily...Please post this for all of us...put please send it to me.
    LikeReply 13 years ago
  • Willard Brown
    Willard Brown
    What was the poem that Mr. Cummings would say everyday?
    LikeReply 13 years ago
  • Barbara Artson
    Barbara Artson
    I am absolutely heartbroken to learn of this remarkable man's death. Elijah Cummings is one of the most respectable, intelligent public servants that we have had. His integrity serves as a beacon of light for us to follow. 
    LikeReply 23 years ago

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