So Sad. We mourn the sudden, too-soon passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings, 68, son of sharecroppers, Baltimore icon, lion of the House, fierce advocate for human rights, a calm good man of impassioned principle and deep-seated integrity whose steadfast mission in life was to empower others. Said his wife, “He worked until his last breath because he believed our democracy was the highest and best expression of our collective humanity." Said Cummings, "Do what you can."
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