Funerals and memorial services

The flag-draped casket of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is carried by members of the honor guard from the U.S. Capitol after lying in state in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
October 24, 2019 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on services for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A motorcade carrying the body of Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings has departed the U.S. Capitol after a memorial service. Cummings' widow greeted everyone in the public line through the last visitor...
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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. pays his respects to Rep. Elija­h Cummi­ngs, D-Md., as Cummings lies in state outside of the House Chamber in the Will Rogers corridor of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (Anna Moneymaker/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress bid a tearful farewell Thursday to Rep. Elijah Cummings , hailing the son of sharecroppers as a "master of the House" as the Maryland Democrat became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol. Lawmakers eulogized Cummings as a...
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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., speaks at a memorial service for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (Matt McClain/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on services for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 5 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence and North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows are among those paying respects to the late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings. Cummings' casket was placed Thursday in the...
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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. pays his respects to Rep. Elija­h Cummi­ngs, D-Md., as Cummings lies in state outside of the House Chamber in the Will Rogers corridor of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (Anna Moneymaker/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress bid a tearful farewell Thursday to Rep. Elijah Cummings , hailing the son of sharecroppers as a "master of the House" as the Maryland Democrat became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol. Lawmakers eulogized Cummings as a...
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The flag-draped casket of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is carried through the Capitol, where he will lie in state, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Washington. (Alex Wong/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress bid a tearful farewell Thursday to Rep. Elijah Cummings , hailing the son of sharecroppers as a "master of the House" as the Maryland Democrat became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol. Lawmakers eulogized Cummings as a...
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The flag-draped casket of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., arrives for a ceremony in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, as from left, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., House Majority Whip James Clyburn and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., look on. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Rep. Elijah Cummings was hailed as the "North Star" for fellow House Democrats as congressional leaders and colleagues paid tribute to him at a Capitol ceremony Thursday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., a close personal and political ally, said that not only was...
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The flag-draped casket of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., lies in state in the Capitol, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 in Washington. (Alex Wong/Pool via AP)
October 24, 2019 - 2:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on services for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Members of the public are paying their respects to the late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, as his body lies in state outside the House chamber where he served for 23 years. Cummings, chairman of...
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From left, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., during memorial services for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, pool)
October 24, 2019 - 11:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on services for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Congressional leaders are paying tribute in the Capitol to late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, who is lying in state in Statuary Hall. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) on Thursday...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Many faith leaders, activists and politicians in Baltimore have one thing in common: They were mentored by Cummings. Cummings, who died Thursday at 68, inspired and advised others, sharing his political wisdom. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 24, 2019 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Rep. Elijah Cummings is being remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues at the Capitol, where the Maryland Democrat will lie in state. Members of Cummings' family were joined by lawmakers on Thursday as they looked on from the East Front Plaza when the hearse...
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Norris Davis, friend of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, touches a banner with the likeness of the congressman after speaking during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 24, 2019 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will be remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues as he lies in state at the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders will speak at an arrival ceremony Thursday...
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