“It will cost some people the election, but it will cost more Democrats the election than it will Republicans,” he said. “I’m convinced that in very few districts in America will someone lose because they voted to protect a pain-capable baby from torture. And if that’s the case, maybe they need a different district anyways.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.