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December 12th, 2013
08:47 PM ET

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Sen. Cruz is running for president

On a 20-hour flight to Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, Sen. Ted Cruz got an "earful" from the Congressional Black Caucus. Among those on board, Rep. Elijah Cummings got to talk to the Texas Republican, sharing his views on the Affordable Care Act and determining that Cruz is, in his opinion, definitely running for president in 2016.


Filed under: 2016 election • Elijah Cummings • Interviews • Ted Cruz
May 14th, 2013
07:11 PM ET

Rep.: 'Laws were probably broken' by IRS

Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking member of House Oversight and Government Reform, gives his opinion on the IRS probe.

In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, the Democratic member from Maryland says that "if it's not against the law, we need to create laws to make it so."

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Filed under: Elijah Cummings • IRS