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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
May 7, 2014 Recommending that the House Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress
March 5, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions
Nov. 21, 2013 Norton Details Reasons Why Filibuster Reform has Become Essential
Nov. 18, 2013 Norton Statement on the Unfairness and Abuse of Process of the Filibuster of Judge Robert Wilkins, Today
May 7, 2013 Norton Introduces Bill to Bring Congress Under Workplace Rights Laws During Public Service Recognition Week
April 10, 2013 The Introduction of the Member of Congress Pay Sequestration and Fairness Act
Jan. 3, 2013 Norton to Make a Motion on House Floor to Restore D.C.'s Vote in Committee of the Whole
Jan. 3, 2013 Norton Perseveres Despite Denial of Her Motion to Restore D.C.'s Vote in Committee of the Whole
Dec. 27, 2012 Norton Calls on Republican Colleagues to Restore D.C.'s Vote in Committee of the Whole
Dec. 17, 2012 Norton to Address D.C. Electoral College Tonight on Giving Up D.C.'s Electoral Votes for Statehood
Nov. 29, 2012 Equal Recognition for DC and the Territories
June 21, 2012 D.C. Douglass Statue Captures Significant New Support in Senate
Dec. 1, 2011 Norton Believes Anti-Home-Rule Provision in Judiciary Committee Bill Can Be Removed
Oct. 5, 2011 Introdcution of The Congress Leads By Example Act of 2011
April 7, 2011 Norton's Entire Staff Will Be Working If Government Shuts Down
Feb. 17, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill to Hold Congress More Accountable to Its Own Employees
Jan. 3, 2011 Norton and New Mayor to Join Supporters to Protest Stripping D.C. of Only House Floor Vote
Dec. 14, 2010 Statue Bill for the City on House Floor Wednesday
Sept. 14, 2009 Norton With Advice From One Colleague To Another
July 28, 2009 Norton on Why Sotomayor Prevailed
Feb. 24, 2009 Press Conference with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT), Mayor Adrian Fenty (D-DC), And Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Jan. 7, 2009 The Introduction of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009
Oct. 29, 2008 Norton Office Reveals Unusually High Rate of Bills Signed into Law
Jan. 4, 2007 Norton Disappointed in Delay in Committee of the Whole Vote Will Focus on D.C. Vote Bill
Dec. 11, 2006 Letter to Committee On Rules Chair Louise McIntosh Slaughter
Dec. 6, 2006 Norton Calls Utah Senators After They Ask Senate to Pass D.C. House Vote Bill if the House Moves
Oct. 16, 2006 Norton to Welcome New Page Class to D.C.
Oct. 6, 2006 Norton Says Don't Make Page Program a Victim of the Foley Scandal
March 22, 2006 Norton Says D.C. Introduction of Local Hatch Act Will Hasten Passage of Her Federal Home Rule Hatch Act
March 9, 2006 Norton Sees Passage of Legislative Autonomy Because of Congressional Disuse of Layover Requirment
July 5, 2005 Norton Releases Letter to International Delegates Asking them to Become Messengers to the World for D. C. Voting Rights
May 10, 2005 Norton, Senators, Civil Rights Leaders at News Conference Against Filibuster Change and Judges Hostile to Civil Rights
Jan. 4, 2005 Expressing Sorrow of the House at the Death of the Honorable Robert T. Matsui, Member of Congress from the State of California
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: D.C. Home Rule And Equal Congressional Standing Advanced In 111TH Congress
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Norton Ready to Protect Home Rule Victories Allowing D.C. to Spend Local Funds As It Chooses
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Norton Establishes First Congressional Latino Council
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