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Congress mourns Elijah Cummings, veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate

Congress mourns Elijah Cummings, veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate

Update: 2019-10-17
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Veteran Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland died early Thursday at age 68, after suffering long-standing health problems. The Baltimore Democrat was a highly regarded figure in both political parties, known for his advocacy on civil rights issues. Cummings was chair of the House Oversight Committee and had been playing a central role in the impeachment inquiry. Amna Nawaz reports.
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Congress mourns Elijah Cummings, veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate

Congress mourns Elijah Cummings, veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate

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