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Elijah Cummings’ Daughters Endorse His Staffer Over Their Stepmother for Vacant Seat

Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings’ two daughters are supporting their late father’s long-time staffer, Harry Spikes, over Cummings’ second wife and their stepmother, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, to fill the vacant congressional seat left after Cummings’ untimely death in October. “My sister and I are supporting Harry Spikes for Congress because for…

Video: Rep. Cummings Says What Every Non-Bigoted American Thinks About Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' Policy

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) expressed what compassionate, non-bigoted Americans feels about the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on immigration — “We are better than that.” At the House Oversight Committee hearing with Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Tuesday, Cummings, a ranking member, slammed the policy that separates migrant…

Diversity, Inclusion, Equality Take Center Stage at DNC

Party leaders calling the issues critical for human rights and economic benefits. By Sheryl Estrada Pat Spearman (D-Nev.) Diversity, inclusiveness and equality were the central themes during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday in Philadelphia, with party leaders and other guests making the case that these…