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Jun 24, 2014

Cummings: IRS hard-drive failure “not nefarious”

U.S. lawmakers argued late into the night and again today over a computer drive that crashed in 2011, taking the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service to a new level of acrimony.

Jul 31, 2013

Brown endorsed by ‘progressive’ veterans group

A group that calls itself the "largest progressive organization of veterans in America" added its name -- and Political Action Committee -- to the list of groups endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown as Maryland's next governor.

Aug 15, 2012

Cummings says DOJ to tour Baltimore jail

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says the Justice Department will visit a Baltimore jail where the lawmaker has been calling for better oversight of juvenile detention. Cummings says he sent a letter to the department last week asking about oversight at the Baltimore City Detention Center. Cummings says he was told that Justice officials will tour […]

Apr 3, 2012

6th District brawl main event in House races

WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically reshaped by Democratic-led redistricting to make it competitive for the first time since incum[...]

Jan 10, 2012

Maryland Democrats channel Beyoncé

Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation sounded many of the same themes at the party’s annual pre-General Assembly session pep rally. They spoke of investments in the future, the state’s strength in education and all that’s at stake in the 2012 election. Oh, and you can add Beyoncé to that list. “Have you heard that song by Beyoncé?” […]

Nov 7, 2011

Law blog roundup

It’s a sleepy Monday morning following the Ravens’ late-night win last night, but we’ve still managed to round up some interesting law tidbits for you below. Do nursing home lawsuits solve the problem of abuse and negligent care? A look at who is using Legal Aid these days. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings is not pleased […]

Nov 3, 2011

Reward offered in slaying of Cummings’ nephew

NORFOLK, Va. — The family of an Old Dominion University student who was fatally shot off-campus is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Christopher Cummings was found slain at his Norfolk home on June 10. The 20-year-old Cummings was the nephew of Rep. Elijah Cummings. Norfolk police say anyone with information […]

Sep 27, 2011

Low-cost Internet initiative to be announced

Maryland officials and Comcast will be announcing a new low-cost Internet initiative for low-income families. Gov. Martin O’Malley and Rep. Elijah Cummings will be talking about the Internet Essentials Program in Baltimore on Tuesday. The initiative aims to help connect families with children to the Internet, if they are eligible for a free lunch under […]

Jun 21, 2011

Faith-based borrowing training session scheduled

A training session to help representatives of the faith-based community better understand foreclosure and financing issues is scheduled in Baltimore. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat, is scheduled to attend the event on Tuesday. It’s a followup to meetings he has convened with lenders and financial regulators on financial issues affecting the faith-based community. […]

Jun 20, 2011

Cummings: Police making progress in nephew’s death

NORFOLK, Va. — U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings says police in Norfolk, Va., are making progress into the investigation of his nephew’s shooting death but says help from the public may be what’s needed to solve the crime. Christopher Cummings was fatally shot at his home steps away from Old Dominion University on June 10. No […]

May 19, 2011

O’Malley to sign Holocaust disclosure bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley will sign into law Thursday a measure that will require the French national railroad to disclose its role in the Holocaust so a subsidiary can bid on a lucrative MARC train contract. The move drew praise from federal lawmakers, who have considered legislation in recent years that would give U.S. courts jurisdiction […]

Mar 15, 2011

Photo of the Day – Foreclosures in focus

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

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