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Elijah Cummings' widow, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, announces plans to run for husband's Maryland congressional seat

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings and chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party, announced Monday that she plans to run for her husband's seat in Congress. Rockeymoore Cummings said she and her husband, who died on Oct. 17 after a battle with cancer, had talked...
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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings seeks husband's seat in Congress

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

BALTIMORE - The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat.
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home Tuesday morning, news outlets reported. Congressman Elijah Cummings died last month at the age of 68.
"I am, of course, devastated at the loss of my spouse, but his spirit is with me," Rockeymoore Cummings told The Baltimore Sun. "I'm going to run this race and I'm going to run it hard, as if he's still right here by my side."
She says Cummings...
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