elijah cummings

Aug 13, 2021

4 arrested in 2011 killing of Elijah Cummings’ nephew, Virginia police say

Police in Norfolk say they've solved the decade-old slaying of a college student who was a nephew of the late Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Jan 28, 2020

UB Law professor focuses on inequality in campaign for Congress

For University of Baltimore law professor and congressional candidate F. Michael Higginbotham, widespread inequality in the United States is one of the primary issues he hopes to address if he is elected to fill the late Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat in the 7th Congressional District. For Higginbotham, a black man, it’s also a personal issue. While […]

Jan 22, 2020

UMD Law establishes scholarship to honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law has established a scholarship to honor the late U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who graduated from the school in 1976.

Dec 2, 2019

Rep. Cummings’ daughters back aide in race against his wife

Elijah Cummings’ daughters are supporting one of his longtime aides in the race for his seat, which is being sought by the late congressman’s widow.

Nov 5, 2019

Former NAACP leader Mfume to run for congressional seat

A former leader of the NAACP, Kweisi Mfume, launched a bid to return to Congress Monday, entering the race for the Maryland congressional seat that became vacant with the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings last month.

Oct 25, 2019

Editorial Advisory Board: Well done, Congressman Cummings

On Oct. 17, 2019, the state of Maryland truly lost a giant of a warrior and a pillar within the community. Elijah Eugene Cummings, Maryland House representative for the 7th Congressional District of Baltimore city since 1996, died after battling longtime health complications. Congressman Cummings garnered national attention for his public challenges to the Trump […]

Oct 23, 2019

Elijah Cummings lies in repose; visitors pay respects

Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services.

Oct 18, 2019

Cummings remembered as a mentor to many in Baltimore

The top prosecutor in Baltimore knew exactly where to go for guidance after she made the decision to file charges in an explosive case involving the death of a black man in police custody. She called Rep. Elijah Cummings, her trusted adviser and friend. After that call in May 2015, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced […]

Oct 18, 2019

Funeral services set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades. New Psalmist Baptist Church spokeswoman Joi Thomas said in an email that services for the Maryland Democrat are scheduled for Oct. 25. She said the wake will begin at 8 a.m., […]

Oct 18, 2019

Cummings, Trump relations soured amid House investigations

Rep. Elijah Cummings said somebody once told him he would see one guy when he sat down with President Donald Trump "and then you might see another guy" the next day.

Oct 17, 2019

Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.

Oct 17, 2019

They said it: Reactions to the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

The following statements about Rep. Elijah Cummings were sent to or found by staff members of The Daily Record:

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