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With 649,626 views on Thursday, 17 October 2019 our article of the day is Elijah Cummings.
Elijah Eugene Cummings (January 18, 1951 – October 17, 2019) was an American politician and civil rights advocate who served in the United States House of Representatives for Maryland's 7th congressional district from 1996 until his death in 2019. The district includes just over half of the city of Baltimore, most of the majority-black precincts of Baltimore County, as well as most of Howard County. He previously served in the Maryland House of Delegates. He was a member of the Democratic Party.
Cummings served in the Maryland House from 1983 through 1996. That year, he was elected to the U. S. House. Cummings served as the chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform from January 2019 until his death in October 2019.
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