Rep. Maloney Mourns the Loss of Chairman Cummings
"I'm deeply saddened by the news of Chairman Cummings' passing. Our nation has not only lost a true leader and pioneer, but I have lost a dear friend and mentor.
"In an era where our politics have been plagued by coarseness and personal attacks, Elijah represented grace, dignity and empathy under the most trying of circumstances.
"His legacy - his fight for fairness, justice, and equality - should be an inspiration to us all.
"My heart goes out to his family."