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By Elijah Cummings, Special to the AFRO If you suspect that you and your family are paying far too much for the prescription medicines that... [Read More]
By Elijah Cummings, Special to the AFRO They used to tell us that "a rising tide lifts all boats," but many Americans are beginning to... [Read More]
By Elijah Cummings, Special to the AFRO Recently, in front of a Baltimore restaurant, I watched as a young man was pushed out of a... [Read More]
It's time for Congress to show the same political courage on the opioid crisis that our colleagues showed 30 years ago for the HIV/AIDS epidemic.... [Read More]
By Elijah Cummings, Special to the AFRO On April 4, America will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the darkest hours in our national... [Read More]
In the wake of yet another mass slaughter of innocent Americans, I am writing to implore my colleagues in both the Congress and our state... [Read More]
"[T]he Trump administration has provided no response whatsoever, has produced none of the documents that were requested, and has denied none... [Read More]
Cummings also asked that the committee be allowed to vote on a subpoena if Trey Gowdy opposed the idea. [Read More]
As troubling as the events of the last 14 months have been, the resilience of America's democratic institutions – and our people – has been... [Read More]
On Jan. 15 we celebrated Dr. King's Day as a national day of service. This was as it should be. Our love, dedication and service... [Read More]
The congressman was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland and underwent a minor procedure Friday. [Read More]
In the spirit of the holidays, I am pleased to share some very good news.  Although some may not consider the issuance of a new... [Read More]
According to Rep. Elijah Cummings, Vice President Mike Pence can authorize the FBI to release documents relating to Michael Flynn Jr. becaus... [Read More]
Recently, the Reports and Recommendations issued by the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis have stressed the urgent need for effective,... [Read More]
The lawmakers asked the GAO to look into the prevalence of outside groups stealing Americans' identities and using them to file fake net neu... [Read More]
Along with my Democratic colleagues in the Congress, I support tax reform legislation that would truly help everyday Americans and the small businesses that employ... [Read More]
Last week, President Trump suggested that he would finally declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, a claim he has made before. Of course, this... [Read More]
"We've got a lot of distracting going on here, and I warn the American people, and I'm saying it very clearly. They need to listen... [Read More]
They said that the Trump administration has not sought collaboration on a bill allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. [Read More]
Now more than ever, we need not only a free and open press, but a media more interested in truth than controversy. [Read More]
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