Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At Age Of 68

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Maryland House Democrat Elijah Cummings has died. 

The longtime Congressman had a medical procedure in Baltimore and was expected to return to Washington this week. He had been suffering from “longstanding health challenges.”

Cummings, who was 68 years old, had been serving in Maryland's 7th District since 1996. As Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, he was a central figure in the House impeachment inquiry.

President Trump Tweeted condolences this morning.


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