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Congressional committee discusses opioid crisis in Baltimore


Sitting in an auditorium at Johns Hopkins Hospital filled with medical professionals, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie assigned blame for the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. He didn’t blame drug dealers on the corners of cities like Baltimore or Trenton. He ...

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Cummings plans to return to work after heart procedure

FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

About two months after undergoing a heart procedure, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee plans to return to work during next month’s congressional recess. In May, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland said he’d be hospitalized ...

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