State funerals

Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings ahead of his funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 25, 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 25, 2019 - 9:32 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings returned Friday to the church where he worshipped in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell. Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist...
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Pallbearers carry the casket containing the body of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings ahead of his funeral at New Psalmist Baptist Church, Friday, Oct. 25, 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 25, 2019 - 8:21 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings returned Friday to the church where he worshipped in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell. Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist...
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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 25, 2019 - 7:04 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings returned Friday to the church where he worshipped in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell. Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist...
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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 25, 2019 - 6:45 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The body of congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings is back in his beloved Baltimore for a final farewell. Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist Baptist Church, where Cummings worshipped...
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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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