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Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, now the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has emerged as the leader and spokesman against what President Barack Obama calls "phony scandals." The committee's chairman, Republican Darrell Issa of California, has spearheaded the investigations into most of the scandals.
By Robert Weiner and Nakia Gladden
August 26, 2013