Maryland Democratic leader, Elijah Cummings passed away early Thursday morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
BREAKING: US Rep. Elijah Cummings has died from complications of longtime health challenges, his office said in a statement.
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 17, 2019
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The son of sharecroppers, Cummings was known for his dedication to the poor. He fought tirelessly for the marginalized with a fiery passion and was pivotal in the investigation of President Donald Trump as Chairman of the U.S. House committee.
A statement released by his office said that Rep. Cummings died from complications from longtime health challenges.
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