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Roughly Speaking: Congressman Elijah Cummings; 'Rhetoric of the Apocalypse'

In this podcast:

- 1:35 - U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings talks about Baltimore in the aftermath of April’s unrest; his recent role as defender of Hillary Clinton during the House Select Committee’s investigation of Benghazi; the decision by President Obama to order troops to Syria, the controversial practices of companies that offer lump sum pay-outs to people who have been poisoned by lead paint. Plus, will Cummings run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Mikulski.

- 43:34 - Firmin DeBrabander, professor of philosophy at the Maryland Institute College of Art, on Ben Carson, Donald Trump and the rhetoric of the apocalypse.

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