FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings speaks during a viewing service at Morgan State University, in Baltimore. The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland’s Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband’s congressional seat. News outlets report Rockeymoore Cummings plans to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home Tuesday morning, Nov. 12. Congressman Elijah Cummings died last month at the age of 68.

Julio Cortez