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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
May 30, 2014 Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Norton Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 7, 2014 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act
May 7, 2014 House Passes Maloney & Blackburn National Women's History Museum Bill
May 6, 2014 Norton to Continue Call for National Women's History Museum on House Floor, Tomorrow
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 9, 2014 Norton Gets Commitment from Chair and Ranking Member of T&I Committee to Move Forward to Require Collection of Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes
April 8, 2014 Norton to Offer Her Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes as an Amendment, Tomorrow
April 7, 2014 After 50 Years at Forefront of Fight for Equal Pay, Norton Celebrates Obama's Breakthrough Equal Pay Executive Actions on Equal Pay Day, Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation to Bring Equal Pay Act into 21st Century
April 1, 2014 Norton Speaks Out in Support of Bill for National Women's History Museum, Before Tomorrow's Mark-Up
March 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Women's History Month Panel Discussion with Women in Interesting STEM Fields and Students, Thursday
March 20, 2014 Norton to Introduce Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of Conference Report of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva, Holmes Norton Statement Against H.R. 7
Jan. 27, 2014 Norton to Testify on Abortion Bill and Offer Amendment to Strike Provision Targeting D.C., Today
Jan. 23, 2014 Norton to Testify on Abortion Bill and Calls Vote on the Anti-Home-Rule, Anti-Choice Bill an Amplification of the GOP War on Women
Jan. 15, 2014 Norton and Allies Ready to Again Defeat Anti-Choice Bill that also Targets D.C., Following House Committee Passage
Jan. 14, 2014 Markup of Bill Targeting D.C. Home Rule and Reproductive Rights Renews GOP War on Women, Wednesday
Jan. 10, 2014 Autonomy for the District of Columbia
Jan. 9, 2014 Norton Submits Statement on Provision Stripping D.C. Women of Reproductive Health Rights, Despite Being Denied Courtesy to Testify at Hearing
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Trent Franks, Chair, House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice - Request to Testify
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
July 18, 2013 Norton Has Some Concerns with Yesterday's Markup of D.C. Appropriations Bill
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
May 17, 2013 Blog: An Award that Keeps Me Trying to Earn It
May 17, 2013 Norton Statement on Franks Expanding D.C. Abortion Ban Bill to Apply Nationwide
May 10, 2013 Norton to Receive Ms. Foundation Women of Vision Award in New York City Monday
May 10, 2013 Norton to Speak to Incarcerated Women for Mother's Day
May 9, 2013 Norton to Speak at Investiture of Only African American Woman on D.C.'s U.S. District Court
April 12, 2013 Women's Pay
Jan. 29, 2013 Introduction of the Fair Pay Act of 2013
July 31, 2012 Reproductive Health for Women of the District of Columbia
July 9, 2012 The Latest in a Series of Attacks on Women's Reproductive Health
July 9, 2012 Norton and Allies Ready to Alert Americans of the Post-20-Week Abortion Ban Aimed at the Reproductive Rights of the Nation's Women
July 9, 2012 Norton Statement on Markup of D.C. Post-20-Week Abortion Reveals American Women as Actual Target
June 20, 2012 House Appropriations Committee Funds Top Norton Priorities, but D.C. Abortion Rider Remains in Bill
May 29, 2012 Norton, Mayor Gray and National Leaders to Hold Press Conference to Protect D.C. Home Rule
May 29, 2012 Norton to Hold Press Conference with Mayor and National Coalition Representatives Whose Members Will Activate Constituents of Appropriations Committee Members to Protect D.C. Home Rule
May 18, 2012 Understanding the Place of the District of Columbia in Our Structure
May 16, 2012 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
April 27, 2012 Norton Calls on Secret Service to Increase Female Agents, Citing Female Heroes of Secret Service and GSA Scandals
March 28, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 112, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Feb. 29, 2012 Pelosi, House Democrats' Joint Statement on Vicious and Inappropriate Attacks Against Sandra Fluke
Feb. 21, 2012 At Press Conference, Norton Says Republican Anti-Choice Bill is an Unprecedented Attack on the Constitutional Rights of Women who Live in the District of Columbia
Feb. 16, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 27, 2011 Norton Urges Residents to Get Tested During National HIV Testing Day at the National Council of Negro Women, Today
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