Deepa Ramudamu is a beat reporter in the Capital News Service's Washington bureau covering race, minority and diversity issues. She also works as a staff writer for Plex, Pulsefeedz and HerCampus Maryland. Connect with her on Twitter or Linkedin.
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A House resolution would send the message to lawmakers that anti-Muslim legislation would not be welcomed by Congress.
Rep. Elijah Cummings declines to seek the U.S. Senate seat of retiring fellow Democrat Barbara Mikulski.