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Obama, Clinton to honor US Rep. Cummings at funeral

Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attend a memorial service for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., at the U.S. Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during a memorial service for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., at the U.S. Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues.
A portrait of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., sits nearby as his remains lie in state outside the House Chamber at the Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Washington.
Entering through the Capitol Rotunda, the casket arrives memorial service for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., at the U.S. Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues.
A mourner pauses as Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., lies in state outside the House chambers at the United States Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Washington.

 Congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings is set to receive a final farewell in his beloved Baltimore.

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist Baptist Church, where Cummings worshipped for nearly four decades.

Bishop Walter S. Thomas Jr., the church’s pastor, will deliver the eulogy.

Cummings died Oct. 17 at age 68 of complications from longstanding health problems. A son of sharecroppers, he became a lawyer and elected official.

 Congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings is set to receive a final farewell in his beloved Baltimore.

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist Baptist Church, where Cummings worshipped for nearly four decades.

Bishop Walter S. Thomas Jr., the church’s pastor, will deliver the eulogy.

Cummings died Oct. 17 at age 68 of complications from longstanding health problems. A son of sharecroppers, he became a lawyer and elected official.

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