WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) released this statement on the tragic loss of Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee and dedicated public servant.  

“We’ve lost a leader like no other. Elijah Cummings was a lion when it came to standing up for his beloved Baltimore, civil rights, and truth. But he was also so kind, including to brand new senators like me a decade ago. His advice was as true as his love for his country.

“Today my thoughts and prayers go out to his family and to all of the people who knew and loved Elijah."