Three who eulogized Rep. Elijah Cummings at funeral in Baltimore now running against each other for his seat

Less than a month ago, Rep. Elijah Cummings’ friend, staffer and wife each took the stage during his funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church to eulogize the venerated congressman they loved and respected.

Former NAACP President Kweisi Mfume said his friend “defied the limits of others’ expectations.” Harry Spikes said his boss taught him a “true leader shares leadership.” And, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings said her husband was both a public servant and “man of the people.”

Now, all three are running against each other for his open seat.

Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, a public policy consultant who resigned Monday night as chairwoman of Maryland’s Democratic Party, kicked off her campaign Tuesday, telling supporters crammed into her Madison Park rowhouse that she wanted to spark an “inclusion revolution” in the country.

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