Rep. Elijah Cummings

Several schools in Maryland’s 7th congressional district will be closed on February 4 as voters head to the polls for a primary election to replace the late Congressman Elijah Cummings. Baltimore County School said classes with be canceled because many schools serve as polling place. Schools will close district-wide for the general election on April […]

Baltimore city leaders are a step closer to renaming the Courthouse East Building after the late Rep. Elijah Cummings. The ordinance was introduced in late October, more than a week after Cummings died on the 17th of that month. The longtime congressman, who represented parts of Baltimore, Baltimore County and Howard County, was 68. It […]


According to the Maryland Board of Elections, there are already eight candidates – five Republicans and three Democrats – contending for the 7th Congressional District which includes Baltimore City, and parts of Howard and Baltimore Counties. Others considered to be possible candidates, include Cummings’ widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Baltimore City Sen. Jill Carter, and former […]

Baltimore City Council introduced a resolution Monday night to rename Courthouse East after the late Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings represented Maryland’s 7th District since 1996. He died on October 17 at age 68. Cummings also served as the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The resolution is sponsored by council president Brandon Scott. If […]

State Senator Jill Carter may run for the congressional seat held by the late Elijah Cummings. Carter announced announced her exploratory committee for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District Tuesday. In a press release she added some words about the late Cummings, saying the work he dedicated his life to must continue. “His unwavering commitment to justice and […]

Baltimoreans and dignitaries gathered at New Psalmist Baptist Church for Friday’s public funeral for Rep. Elijah Cummings. Check out the video below of the service. Former President Barack Obama is expected to speak at the funeral. Additional speakers also include former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former […]

Former President Barack Obama is set to speak at Rep. Elijah Cummings in Baltimore Friday. His spokesperson Katie Hill confirmed his appearance in a tweet Wednesday night. Cummings’ office also released a full list of speakers for the funeral, which also includes former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, House Speaker Nancy […]

The city of Baltimore as well as the state of Maryland and the nation are grappling with the sudden death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. The 68-year-old died Thursday from complications of long-term health problems. But the question remains: What happens when a seated member of the U.S. Congress dies in the middle of their term? […]

We’re mourning the sudden loss of Congressman Elijah Cummings along with Baltimore and the rest of the nation. Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes called in to the Larry Young Morning Show to offer her condolences. See Also: Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Dead At 68 See Also: President Trump Tweets About Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Death Scroll […]

Rep. Elijah Cummings is recovering after missing a hearing last Thursday to undergo a medical procedure. He told CBS Baltimore he’s planning to return to Washington, D.C. in two weeks when the House comes back into session. Cummings, 68, and chair of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, was among three Democratic […]