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Jeff Barker

Jeff Barker is The Sun's Washington correspondent and a business of sports reporter. A University of Pennsylvania graduate, he formerly worked for AP and as the Arizona Republic’s Washington reporter. He has covered politics and Terps basketball and football for The Sun. He is co-director of a documentary on the development of baseball in China.
Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings misses high-profile hearing because of medical procedure

Democratic U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore missed a high-profile hearing of the committee he chairs because of a medical procedure.

At Baltimore Republican retreat, Pence goes where Trump did not, extends olive branch to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings

Vice President Mike Pence urged U.S. House Republicans in Baltimore on Friday to “make it clear” that the GOP is prepared to work with Democrats — including Elijah Cummings, the Baltimore congressman sharply and repeatedly criticized by President Donald Trump.

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