Maryland Primary Moves; Voters to Pick Cummings’ Replacement by Mail
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Maryland Primary Moves; Voters to Pick Cummings’ Replacement by Mail

BALTIMORE — Maryland is postponing its April 28 primary to June 2 and shifting the special Baltimore-area congressional election to mail-in ballots only — all part of an effort to allow citizens to vote without jeopardizing their health during the... Read More

Rep. Elijah Cummings Left $1 Million in Campaign Funds When He Died
Congress
Rep. Elijah Cummings Left $1 Million in Campaign Funds When He Died

WASHINGTON — The late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore left $1 million in unspent campaign funds, according to election records. That raised an unanswered question: What happens to all that money now? In Washington, the campaign accounts of deceased... Read More

Report Assails Coast Guard for Failing to Address Harassment, Bullying
Oversight
Report Assails Coast Guard for Failing to Address Harassment, Bullying
2019-12-11 20:33:25
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Officers at the U.S. Coast Guard’s New London facility failed to conduct prompt, thorough and impartial investigations of harassment and bullying allegations, according to a report issued by two congressional committees on Thursday. The report, called “Righting the... Read More

House Democrats Weigh Seniority and Gender Politics in Replacing Cummings
Congress
House Democrats Weigh Seniority and Gender Politics in Replacing Cummings

WASHINGTON — House Democrats will confront longtime divisions over gender politics and how much weight to give seniority when they hold a secret vote Wednesday to select a permanent leader for a committee investigating possible ethical violations in President Donald... Read More

Special Elections for Elijah Cummings’ Seat Set
Congress
Special Elections for Elijah Cummings’ Seat Set

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced that a special primary election for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat representing Maryland’s 7th Congressional District would be held Feb. 4, with a special general election April 28. The announcement kicks... Read More

Dignitaries Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings in the US Capitol
In The News
Dignitaries Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings in the US Capitol

WASHINGTON — A choir sang from the balcony and light streamed in from a skylight Thursday as U.S. House and Senate leaders of both parties paused at the Capitol to honor the late Baltimore congressman and civil rights advocate Elijah... Read More

Representative Elijah Cummings. a Powerhouse on Capitol Hill, Has Died
Congress
Representative Elijah Cummings. a Powerhouse on Capitol Hill, Has Died
2019-10-17 13:59:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON —Rep. Elijah Cummings, D- Md., who started life as a sharecropper's son and  went on to become the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died on Thursday in Baltimore.... Read More

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt
Congress
House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt
2019-06-13 11:33:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas related to the addition of a citizenship question to the... Read More

Trump Sues Cummings to Block Subpoena of Financial Records
Litigation
Trump Sues Cummings to Block Subpoena of Financial Records
2019-04-22 20:13:50
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization on Monday sued the Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District... Read More

House Oversight Committee Votes to Issue Subpoena in Security Clearance Probe
National Security
House Oversight Committee Votes to Issue Subpoena in Security Clearance Probe
2019-04-02 21:16:49
by Dan McCue

The House Oversight Committee on Tuesday afternoon voted to authorize a subpoena for a former White House official to testify as part of a probe into the Trump administration’s security clearance process. The committee voted 22-15, on party lines, to... Read More

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