Opinion: Elijah Cummings Is Dancing With the Angels Now

Elijah Cummings

We woke up to the tragic news that Elijah Cummings died. He was a great warrior for justice, for civil rights, for fairness. What can you say about a great man who dedicated his life to making things better for the people of Baltimore, of Maryland and of America?  He may be resting in power and he may be dancing with the angels, but America is going to feel that gaping hole in its heart for a long time. read more

Cummings Accuses Trump of Making a Lot of Money From the Presidency

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has accused President Donald Trump of improperly profiting from his job as President of the United States.

Cummings made his accusations against Trump in an interview with “60 Minutes” aired on Sunday evening. The senior Democratic lawmaker told CBS that he is convinced that Trump is making “a lot of money” off the presidency. read more

Congressional Black Caucus Sees Its Power Rise to New Heights

In the new Congress which convened last week members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will have more power than they have ever had in the history of the United States.

In a Democratically-controlled House of Representatives blacks will hold an unprecedented level influence. Before, during the Republican-controlled House, not a single African-American chaired a committee or held a position of leadership. read more

Cummings Wants Brian Kemp To Testify About Voter Suppression

The incoming chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, has his sights set on Brian Kemp, the Republican governor-elect of Georgia.

Before using widespread voter suppression tactics to cheat in his race against Democrat Stacey Abrams, Kemp was the Georgia Secretary of State. This position put him in charge of the elections for the entire state. And he used this position well — for his own advantage. read more

Here is the Nightmare Facing Trump If Democrats Take Back the House

If Democrats take back control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland will likely become Donald Trump’s worst nightmare.

An agenda is taking shape in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) that would paralyze  the Trump administration if Democrats were in charge. Cummings is the ranking Democrat on the OGR and would become chairman if Democrats were in the majority. read more