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Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68

4 years 9 months 2 days ago Thursday, October 17 2019 Oct 17, 2019 October 17, 2019 4:40 AM October 17, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ
Elijah E. Cummings

BALTIMORE - Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md. passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 2:45 a.m. due to complications related to long-standing health challenges.

He served Maryland’s 7th District since being elected to finish Kweisi Mfume’s term in 1996. The district encompasses Baltimore City and Howard County.

Congressman Cummings spearheaded a range of investigations into the Trump administration, including issues related to the impeachment inquiry. 

News of his death was released by his office.

Cummings was 68 years old.

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