Rep. Elijah Cummings hospitalized with bacterial infection

BALTIMORE - Congressman Elijah Cummings (District 7) was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a bacterial infection in his knee.

According to a statement from his office, doctors drained the infection in a minor procedure Friday. Doctors say he is resting comfortably and expect him to make a full recovery.

News of his hospitalization came hours after his wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, announced she was suspending her gubernatorial bid in Maryland due to personal considerations.

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