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On Capitol Hill, ‘Everybody’s Shell Shocked’ by Cummings’ Death

October 17, 2019
In The News

Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Capitol Hill office was shrouded in black on Thursday.

The Maryland congressman’s death stunned and saddened his colleagues in Congress, some of whom had difficulty speaking about him on Thursday morning after his death was announced earlier in the day.

Cummings was 68.

“Everybody’s shell shocked,” Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin told Maryland Matters Thursday morning.

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