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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
Primary April 1, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Timothy Krepp
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DC Statehood Green Party
Date Title
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 17, 2014 Norton Says D.C. Council Resolution Supporting Renaming Chinese Embassy Street and Bill Designating Street Fronting Capitol "D.C. No Taxation Without Representation Way" Are Both Pro-Democracy Vehicles
June 4, 2014 Good Reasons to Bring Sergeant Bergdahl Home
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
March 28, 2014 Norton Offers Summary of U.K. trip as Member of Congressional Delegation to London
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 5, 2013 After Norton Letter, State Department Provides French Translation for Diversity Visa Program Instruction
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Diversity Visa Program
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at Celebration of Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela, Tomorrow
June 6, 2013 Upholding the Trust of the American People
June 5, 2013 Norton Statement on Appointment of Susan Rice as National Security Adviser
May 10, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Benghazi Hearing
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
Dec. 14, 2012 Norton Speaks Out on Susan Rice
Nov. 16, 2012 House Dem Women Release Statement In Support of Amb. Susan Rice
Nov. 15, 2012 House Women Members Release Statement, Hold Press Conference in Defense, Support of Ambassador Susan Rice
June 11, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to European Heads of State
July 6, 2011 Introduction of a Resolution Welcoming the Dalai Lama to the District of Columbia
June 15, 2011 Letter to Joseph Deiss, President of the United Nations General Assembly - Non Communicable Diseases
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 8, 2011 Norton to Walk in Cherry Blossom Parade to Show Support for Japan and Government Employees
April 5, 2011 Norton Condemns Short-Term Spending Bill"s Violation of D.C. Home Rule, and will Call Reid and Administration Today
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Oct. 29, 2010 Norton to Join the Congressional Turkish Caucus
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Oct. 9, 2009 Norton Says With Nobel Peace Prize Obama Redeems Diplomatic Leadership And Re-Establishes America On World Stage
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee And national Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan And Pakistan: Oversight Of A New Interagency Strategy
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
March 19, 2009 Norton Files Nuclear Disarmament Bill to Implement D.C. Ballot Initiative
March 19, 2009 Introduction Of Nuclear Disarmament And Economic Conversion Act Of 2009
April 18, 2008 Norton Forum to Hear from D.C. Women Who Served in Iraq
March 31, 2008 Norton Forum to Hear from D.C. Women Who Served in Iraq and Afghanistan
Jan. 17, 2008 Norton Found Help for Homeland Security on Mid-East Trip but Saw Many Obstacles to Bush Call for Mid-East Peace This Year
Jan. 2, 2008 Norton Relieved by Bush Signing of Darfur Local and State Disinvestment Bill and Pleased that D.C. Is Ready to Go With Local Disinvestment Law
Sept. 21, 2006 Norton at Press Conference Calls on D.C. Government To Divest from Darfur as a Darfur Divestment Bill is Introduced
Aug. 22, 2006 Norton Says Bush Press Conference Revealed a President But Not the People - in Denial on Iraq Civil War
June 28, 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
May 16, 2006 Norton Arrested at Sudanese Embassy Decries Rwanda II
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
March 7, 2006 Salazar, House Dems Call for Vets Care to be Included in Iraq Supplemental
Dec. 9, 2005 CBC Follows Meek in Effort to Free Imprisoned Haitian Priest
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