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Election registration deadline is Tuesday Important deadlines for the Nov. 8 presidential general election are approaching at 9 p.m this Tuesday, Oct. 18, the final day to register to vote, update an address and request an alternate polling place. Maryland residents who are eligible to vote, but are not yet registered – including 17-year-olds who […]

Here are remarks as prepared for delivery by Congressman Elijah E. Cummings at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA: Madam Chair, Honored Delegates, and my fellow Democrats, I stand before you today, not as a Congressman from Baltimore but as the son of former sharecroppers, whose parents started on a farm in the […]

Rep. Cummings issues warning on political speak post-Dallas Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) expressed his sadness Sunday about the recent tensions between police and the African American community, but cautioned political leaders and elected officials from quickly jumping to conclusions or using inflammatory language in the aftermath. “I think we have to be careful about whatever […]

Sun: House Democrats take push for gun control to home districts Not clear whether Democrats will continue sit in on guns when Congress returns next week. Hoping to build on the attention they captured with a sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives last week, Democratic lawmakers in Baltimore and across the country […]