Kweisi Mfume Joins Crowded Field for Vacant Maryland Seat

Former U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) speaks during funeral services for late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., October 25, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)

Kweisi Mfume is running for his former seat in Congress left vacant by the passing of Elijah Cummings. April Ryan speaks with former NAACP President & CEO about his Congressional plans.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

From left, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., talks to NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, Rep. Donald Payne, D-N.J., and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., as they watch a hearing on allegations of CIA involvement in drug trafficking before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday, Nov. 26, 1996, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/J.Scott Applewhite)