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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), announced Monday that she would launch a campaign to replace her husband as the representative of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District.
“I am, of course, devastated at the loss of my spouse, but his spirit is with me. 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,” Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, told The Baltimore Sun in an interview about a month after her husband’s death.
The article goes on to state the following:
Elijah Cummings, 68, died in mid-October “due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said. The longtime congressman had become a powerful figure in Washington as the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and had played an integral part in investigations of President Trump.
BREAKING: Maya Rockeymoore Cummings will run for her husband Elijah’s congressional seat. pic.twitter.com/6WtInIwEDM
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) November 12, 2019
Breaking: Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is resigning her job as chair of Maryland Democratic Party tonight, a move widely considered a prelude to running for the seat held by her late husband, Rep. Elijah Cummings. https://t.co/UXou53yRfr
— Erin Cox (@ErinatThePost) November 12, 2019
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