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Cummings plans to return to work during August recess

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who has been recovering from a heart procedure for nearly two months, says he plans to return to work during next month’s congressional recess. The Baltimore Democrat, the ranking member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, underwent what his office described...

July 20th, 2017|

Trump declines invitation to speak at NAACP convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore, leading the nation's oldest civil rights organization to question the president's commitment to his African American constituents....

July 19th, 2017|

Southeast Baltimore lawmakers release anti-violence plan

With the city on pace for a record homicide rate this year, lawmakers from Southeast Baltimore are releasing an anti-violence plan. The plan from state Sen. Bill Ferguson and Dels. Luke Clippinger, Brooke Lierman and Robbyn Lewis, all Democrats, calls for tougher gun laws and more robust funding...

July 18th, 2017|
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