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FILE - U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., describes the events of Bloody Sunday during a visit to the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 7, 2010. The success of CNN's 'RBG' film two years ago, about the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, led the network on a search for a similar contemporary figure whose life could be examined in historical terms. CNN's Amy Entelis says that led them to Lewis, who died of cancer in July. The film

Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

Sep. 23, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis. The unexpected commercial success of the “RBG” film in theaters two years ago had CNN looking for another contemporary leader...

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.  Cummings wrote he felt “pure pain” from President Donald Trump's tweets about Baltimore in a memoir that is being published posthumously.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Cummings wrote of 'pure pain' from Trump tweets on Baltimore

Sep. 17, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings felt “pure pain” from President Donald Trump’s tweets about Baltimore, and the Maryland Democrat wrote “I could feel the attack to my core,” in a memoir that is being published posthumously. Cummings describes...

Trump disparages Baltimore again, calls it 'WORST IN NATION'

Sep. 6, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Sunday again took aim at Baltimore, this time calling it “the WORST IN NATION,” and urged voters to elect a Maryland Republican congressional candidate for the seat formerly held by the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Trump...

Maryland GOP congressional candidate to speak at RNC

Aug. 23, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Republican congressional candidate is scheduled to be a speaker for this week’s Republican National Convention. President Donald Trump’s campaign announced a list of speakers on Sunday that includes Kimberly Klacik. She is scheduled to speak Monday on the...

Today in History

Jul. 30, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 30, the 212th day of 2020. There are 154 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 30, 1945, the Portland class heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis, having just delivered components of the atomic bomb to Tinian in the Mariana Islands, was torpedoed...

Today in History

Jul. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 27, the 209th day of 2020. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 to adopt the first of three articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon, charging he had personally...