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Elijah E. Cummings
U.S. Representative from Maryland's 7th District, dedicated to serving and empowering the people I’m sworn to represent. RT's and Follows are not endorsements.
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Elijah E. Cummings 15h
in 1919, the House passed the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. As a nation, we took a step toward becoming a more fair society, but 100 years later, our work is not yet finished—we must keep pushing for equality.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 20
Today’s decision is a resounding victory for the rule of law and our Constitutional system of checks and balances. The court recognized the basic, but crucial fact that Congress has authority to conduct investigations as part of our core function under the Constitution.
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Oversight Committee May 20
News Alert: Chairmen and warns against ’s plans to divert employees to southern border. Full Letter:
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The Baltimore Sun May 18
At 's spring commencement earlier today, urged graduates to defend and promote democracy.
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Morgan State University May 18
The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, keynote speaker for the University’s 143rd Spring Commencement ceremony, delivered a heartfelt & stimulating speech. One, for Morganites to reflect on, store away & hold firm to as they prepare to take on a world of uncertainty.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 18
Today, I have the honor to address the class of 2019 at ’s 143rd Spring Commencement Ceremony. Watch the ceremony live starting at 10:00 AM here:
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Oversight Committee May 17
The President says nobody warned him about Flynn? did. He sent a letter to Pence—as head of the transition team—before the President was even sworn in.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 17
65 years ago, desegregated public schools. I & countless others benefited from this groundbreaking decision. However, there's still work to be done. won't stop pushing until the promise of is a reality for every single American student.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 17
It’s unacceptable that LGBTQ Americans still face discrimination in employment, housing, and education in parts of the U.S. Today, I was proud to vote to pass the to ensure that our LGBTQ brothers and sisters receive full civil rights protections.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 16
. continued our agenda & passed legislation to help lower the prices of Rx drugs & rescind the Trump Admin's Junk Plan rule, protecting American’s healthcare, including for those w/ pre-existing conditions. Healthcare is a right, not a privilege.
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Elijah E. Cummings May 16
The American people are counting on Congress to fix our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. We must: -increase infrastructure investment -strengthen the safety & efficiency of our transportation systems -address climate change & build sustainable communities
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Oversight Committee May 16
🚨BREAKING: Chairman launches investigation into ’s SECRET Ethics Waivers! Full Release:
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Elijah E. Cummings May 16
The Trump Admin’s rule prohibiting “mixed-status families” from living in public housing is not only cruel, but it will increase costs for HUD & evict tens of thousands of children & families legally dwelling in public housing. We must be better than this.
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Oversight Committee May 16
Tune in now as Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee Chairman leads a hearing on ’s Role in Empowering Predatory Lenders—examining the proposed repeal of the Rule. Watch Now:
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Oversight Committee May 16
“Truvada for is only getting to 10% of the people that need it. What about the other 90%? What about their families?”–Chairman Skyrocketing drug costs are hurting everyday Americans. are committed to holding companies accountable
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Oversight Committee May 16
Replying to @OversightDems
"Think about this—we now have a drug that has the potential to end the . This would have been unfathomable at the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis."
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Oversight Committee May 16
"Today is our Committee’s second hearing on the skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs. We are examining the price of a drug called Truvada. it is a phenomenal drug that prevents the transmission of HIV through a treatment called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)"-
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Oversight Committee May 16
Watch live at 10 AM as we examine Gilead’s pricing for an HIV prevention drug known as Truvada for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)! Tune in here📺
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Oversight Committee May 15
Watch live at 2:00 PM as Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman holds a hearing to examine White Supremacy and the consequences of inaction. Tune in here:
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Oversight Committee May 15
Replying to @RepCummings
BREAKING: Chairman Releases New Information on Defense Contractor’s Extreme Profit Margins! Full Memo:
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