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Rep. Elijah Cummings Has Died; He was 68

FILE - House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) addresses a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, Aug. 7, 2019.

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, of Baltimore, had died, according to a statement from his office. He was 68.

Cummings had recently undergone a medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week.

The Baltimore Sun reports the Democratic House Oversight and Reform Committee chair is a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

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