Elijah Cummings's First U.S. House Address, 1996
OCTOBER 17, 2019 ~ Cummings (D-Maryland) addressed the House after being sworn in April
25, 1996 to represent the Baltimore-area 7th Congressional District. Cummings died October
17, 2019, at age 68.
Pallbearers carrying Cummings’ coffin at the Capitol in Washington. Photo The Baltimore Sun
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 24: A portrait of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sits
nearby as his remains lie in state outside the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol October 24,
2019 in Washington, DC. Rep. Cummings passed away on October 17, 2019 at the age of 68
from "complications concerning longstanding health challenges." He is the first African
American lawmaker to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Tom Williams-Pool/Getty
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Fact: Honorable Elijah Cummings is first African-American to be laid in state at the Capitol.
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'We Are Better Than This':
Rep. Elijah Cummings' Passionate Closing Remarks At Cohen Hearing.  Rep. Elijah Cummings
(D-MD), chairman of the House Oversight Committee closed the raucous, often times
confrontational Michael Cohen hearing with an impassioned speech where he offered a plea for
a better America. Rep. Cummings stated: "I've sat here and listened to all of this and it's very
painful. You made a lot of mistakes, Mr. Cohen,...
Harry Spikes
Elijah Cummings Congressional Staff
"Final Lessons"
Elijah Cummings Funeral Service
1) Compassion & Kindness
2) Build Bridges
3) Value your Friendships
4) Pass the Ball
5) Work through your pain
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings pausing for reflection while giving a speech at her husband’s
funeral. Photo Credit: USATODAY.com
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Former President Obama at Cummings’ funeral. Photo Credit: The Baltimore Sun
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Bill Clinton at the funeral. Photo Credit: USATODAY.com
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