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'He wanted me to continue this fight':
Widow of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings
and key figure in Donald Trump's
impeachment inquiry announces campaign
for her husband's seat a month after
the civil rights activist died

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Posted By: Imright, 11/12/2019 11:05:41 AM

The widow of Democrat Elijah Cummings has announced she will run for the Baltimore seat he left vacant when he passed away last month aged 68. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings announced her candidacy Monday night, saying that her late husband 'wanted me to continue this fight.' Maya, who until now has been chair of the Maryland Democrat Party, said her husband had urged her to run for the seat as his health declined.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: abuela10 11/12/2019 11:08:52 AM (No. 232961)
The fight to railroad a duly elected president. Of course.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: winmag 11/12/2019 11:10:10 AM (No. 232963)
The fight to keep you in poverty, blaming whitey for all your problems, killing each other, living on welfare. Yeah, that's worth fighting for.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 11/12/2019 11:10:50 AM (No. 232965)
The fight for an outsized share of the graft.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 11/12/2019 11:11:02 AM (No. 232966)
Continue this fight to bilk tax payers, cheat, lie and steal and make sure Democracy dies.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 11/12/2019 11:12:22 AM (No. 232967)
#3 nailed it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator 11/12/2019 11:21:02 AM (No. 232976)
That gravy train must be slowing down a bit, gotta get the fires stoked again!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Avikingman 11/12/2019 11:23:53 AM (No. 232980)
What fight would that be? Be specific.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 11/12/2019 11:24:31 AM (No. 232982)
Swamp creatures want their LEGACY! It's MINE, understand? Mine mine mine mine! It's a family heirloom and only a Cummings can sit in that seat!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 11/12/2019 11:28:03 AM (No. 232987)
BTW, you ain't getting Elijah's spacious office. The old-time Dems have already taken that. You get a broom closet in the corner.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: southernboy 11/12/2019 11:28:38 AM (No. 232988)
With these people it's always a "fight," always a "struggle." That outlook probably contributes greatly to the aggressive, obnoxious, in-your-face attitude they project. Maybe it wouldn't be such a "struggle" if they behaved like civilized people.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyHen 11/12/2019 11:29:15 AM (No. 232989)
Is the body even cold? I guess this decision took her about as long as a quick examination of her dwindling bank account. The gravy train with biscuit wheels shall not be stopped. And I am sure she will get elected as her constituency is just that gullible and easily manipulated.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1 11/12/2019 11:38:05 AM (No. 232995)
She owns a consulting firm, and a charity with the same name. She is likely the most corrupt individual available to run for the seat, and will likely win. A perfect new member of the Congressional Black Caucus!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: BillW. 11/12/2019 11:49:13 AM (No. 232999)
There's nothing like Clear, Brief and Bold in a headline. But as for yet another crooked pot-skimming Democrat, who cares? KAG2020
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Reply 14 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/12/2019 11:52:16 AM (No. 233002)
"He wanted be to continue the thievery!"
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 11/12/2019 11:57:33 AM (No. 233012)
The usual BS.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: 2assume 11/12/2019 12:03:24 PM (No. 233017)
Saw that coming
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/12/2019 12:07:22 PM (No. 233031)
Which fight, Maya? You mean continuing to oppress the blacks and continue fooling them into poverty?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone 11/12/2019 12:32:52 PM (No. 233050)
Was there any doubt that Cummings wife would run for his seat? That’s the way the Democrat socialists operate.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Califedup 11/12/2019 12:43:51 PM (No. 233057)
Don't blame this corrupt piece of crap if she wins, the blame will rest solely with the voters. It is time that the real cause of evil democrat communists being elected time and again is the responsibility of the voters. Anyone who votes for a democrat for any office is a traitor to our country.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 11/12/2019 12:45:39 PM (No. 233059)
Grifters gotta grift.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: The Remnants 11/12/2019 12:48:37 PM (No. 233064)
Doesn't Mrs. Cummings have some legal issues that haven't been resolved? I am really concerned about our justice/injustice system. Michael Savage speaks about "dark days ahead", and that will be true if no one ever gets punished for the crime, or like the cat lady who was charged with feeding stray cats and was scheduled to spend ten days in jail, only those without any pull or something to blackmail someone with, will get punished for even feeding cats. Obama's "Fundamental Transformation of America" has not been good.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 11/12/2019 1:18:32 PM (No. 233085)
The rats are counting on you Maya!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: justavoter 11/12/2019 1:45:12 PM (No. 233113)
The seat is not Cumming's seat. It belongs to the people.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Nimby 11/12/2019 1:47:39 PM (No. 233115)
Never understood why these people think it is a familial right to occupy the seat?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: lindamay 11/12/2019 1:48:42 PM (No. 233116)
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Chuzzles 11/12/2019 1:52:03 PM (No. 233121)
What I have read about the widow Cummings is that she is responsible for the comfortable lifestyle that Elijah enjoyed in his later years. She is reputed to be even more corrupt than he was, and just as adept as scamming and grifting. She would fit right into the House at the moment.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: HotRod 11/12/2019 2:18:50 PM (No. 233154)
Well, God put a stop to Cummings' traitorous ''fight.'' Apparently, God had enough of the grifter and has relegated Cummings to the ''down elevator!''
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Reply 28 - Posted by: dadofboys 11/12/2019 4:33:21 PM (No. 233300)
Winnie Mandela
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Reply 29 - Posted by: winnie1 11/12/2019 4:45:37 PM (No. 233317)
'He wanted me to continue this fight': Widow of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings and key figure in Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry announces campaign for her husband's seat a month after the civil rights activist died" BET NOT!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 11/12/2019 6:31:27 PM (No. 233377)
Mizzuz Elijah Dolittle.
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