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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial 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
March 31, 2014 Norton Says Today's Supreme Court Action Puts Burden on Congress to Pass her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers
Nov. 18, 2013 Norton Statement on the Unfairness and Abuse of Process of the Filibuster of Judge Robert Wilkins, Today
Aug. 1, 2013 President Obama Nominates Christopher Cooper for U.S. District Court Judge Following Norton's Recommendation
July 17, 2013 Norton Leads CBC Working Group in Asking for Movement on African American Judicial Nominees before August Recess
June 4, 2013 Norton Statement on Obama Nomination of Robert Wilkins for D.C. Circuit Court
May 9, 2013 Norton to Speak at Investiture of Only African American Woman on D.C.'s U.S. District Court
June 20, 2012 Judge Recommended by Norton Invested as U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
April 16, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus: The Trayvon Martin Case and Justice and Mourning the Passing of John Payton
Nov. 23, 2011 Norton Resolution Calls on Supreme Court to Adopt Ethics Code
Oct. 19, 2011 Norton Applauds Senate Committee's Passage of a Bill to Strengthen Local Justice Process in D.C.
Oct. 1, 2011 Paying FAA Employees Back Pay without New Legislation is Legal, Norton Says
June 2, 2011 Norton to Attend Investiture of Amy Berman Jackson, Norton Recommendation for U.S. District Court
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
Jan. 10, 2011 Norton's Judicial Recommendations Renominated by Obama
Dec. 23, 2010 Senate Confirms Two More Norton Selections for U.S. District Judges Here
Nov. 16, 2010 D.C. Courts And Public Defender Service Act Of 2010
Aug. 11, 2010 Norton Announces the Secure Residential Treatment Program for Non-Violent Offenders Will Continue
April 29, 2010 Norton Wants CBC To Weigh, Not Rush To Support A Supreme Court Nominee, Considering Cbc Priorities This Year
Nov. 3, 2009 Introduction Of The District Of Columbia District Attorney Establishment Act Of 2009
Sept. 16, 2009 Norton's Recommendation For U.S. Attorney For District Of Columbia Has Been Submitted
Aug. 7, 2009 Norton Celebrated Unity in Strong Vote for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with Hispanics
July 28, 2009 Norton on Why Sotomayor Prevailed
June 29, 2009 Norton, a Former EEOC Chair, to Introduce Bill to Return Job Discrimination Statute to Its Intended Meaning Following New Haven Firefighters Decision
June 25, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Committee On Oversight And Government Reform And The Subcommittee On Domestic Policy - "Bank Of America And Merrill Lynch: How Did A Private Deal Turn Into A Federal Bailout? Part II"
May 26, 2009 Norton Praises President Obama's Supreme Court Justice Choice
April 3, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesses
July 14, 2008 Norton Gets Hearing on Bill to Restore Lost Retirement Rights for D.C. Court Employees
April 24, 2008 President Signs Norton Bill Increasing Number of Superior Court Judges
April 1, 2008 Preserving Existing Judgeships On the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Dec. 10, 2007 Norton Calls on Sentencing Commission to Follow Supreme Court Lead and Eliminate Remaining Racial Unfairness
July 30, 2007 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007
June 13, 2007 Norton Says Senate Markup Means D.C.-Utah Twins Could Be Born Soon
Feb. 12, 2007 The Introduction of the Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act
Oct. 30, 2006 Norton to Speak at Judge Bryant Ceremony Climaxing Hard Fought Court Naming Struggle
April 27, 2006 Norton Says Rejection of Permit That Would Endanger Residents Was Inescapable
April 26, 2006 Letter to Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Hon. John Roberts
April 6, 2006 Introduction of Legislation Revising the Number of Associate Judges of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
March 28, 2006 Supreme Court Grounds Transfer Act of 2005
Dec. 13, 2005 Norton and CBC Want Meeting on Alito with Gang of 14 This Week
Dec. 8, 2005 Norton, CBC Nominations Chair, Explains CBC Strong Opposition to Alito at CBC Press Conference
Nov. 14, 2005 Norton Mourns Passing of Judge William Bryant as President Signs Her Bill Naming Annex in His Honor
Nov. 2, 2005 Norton Finds a Way to Get Federal Courthouse Annex Here Named for Trailblazing Judge Bryant
Oct. 3, 2005 Norton on Nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court
July 1, 2005 Norton Praises O'Connor and Cautions Bipartisan Consultation
May 18, 2005 Judicial Appointments
March 1, 2005 Norton, Leahy and District Court Judges Ask Congress to Name New Annex for First African American Chief Judge Here
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