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Remembering lawmaker, civil rights advocate Elijah Cummings

Clip: 10/17/2019 | 3m 28s Video has closed captioning.

Veteran Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland died early Thursday at age 68, after suffering long-standing health problems. The Baltimore Democrat was a highly regarded figure in both political parties, known for his advocacy on civil rights issues. Cummings was chair of the House Oversight Committee and had been playing a central role in the impeachment inquiry. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 10/17/19

Rating: NR

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