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Larson Statement on the Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

October 17, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) released the following statement on the passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings (MD-07).

“Today is a sad day for America. Elijah Cummings was a fighter for his beloved Baltimore and for democracy. He always put his district and the American people first in his work. I am honored to be able to call him a dear friend and colleague for the past 20 years.

“I send my deepest condolences to his wife and my friend, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, to his children, and to his constituents. He will be greatly missed.”

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