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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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 13, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Permit Commercial Filming and Photography on the Grounds of the US Capitol
Feb. 27, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Require the Library of Congress to Install the D.C. Seal in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act
Feb. 5, 2014 The Introduction of the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Top Norton Priorities Funded in Omnibus Spending Bill
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Calls on President to Act on Yesterday's Speech in Ward 8 by beginning Fair Wages in Federal Contracts
Nov. 18, 2013 Dear Chairmen Reed and Calvert and Ranking Members Murkowski and Moran - Allow Completion of Carter G. Woodson Historic Site Project in D.C.
Oct. 29, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript:
Oct. 7, 2013 Norton Calls on Goodell to Take Leadership Role in Helping Address the Disparaging Washington Football Team Name
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Says NPS Cannot Unilaterally Take Mall Recreation Area with No Public Comment Period, without Providing an Alternative
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today
Aug. 24, 2013 Norton to Speak at Rally Tomorrow to Ensure Recognition of D.C. Statehood at 2013 March on Washington
Aug. 22, 2013 Norton to Introduce "Chuck Brown Day' Resolution Commemorating his Birthday and Contributions
Aug. 19, 2013 Norton, a Staff Member of the 1963 March on Washington, to Make Appearances for the 50th Anniversary of the March
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Director Jonathan Jarvis, National Park Service - Vandalism at National Memorials and Monuments
July 23, 2013 Norton Testifies in Support of Her Bill Designating the Rachel Carson Nature Trail in D.C.
July 22, 2013 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at Celebration of Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela, Tomorrow
July 8, 2013 The Introduction of the Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2013
July 8, 2013 Smithsonian Free Admission Act of 2013
July 8, 2013 Introduction of the Open and Transparent Smithsonian Act of 2013
June 18, 2013 Norton Introduces Bill to Honor Patriots on Anniversary of War of 1812
June 6, 2013 The Introduction of the National Mall Revitalization and Designation Act
June 5, 2013 Letter to Daniel Snyder, Owner of the Washington Redskins Football Team - Racial Slur
May 30, 2013 Norton to Introduce National Mall Revitalization and Designation Act to Add Amenities and More Area to National Mall
May 21, 2013 Authorizing the Use of Emancipation Hall for Unveiling of Statue of Frederick Douglass
May 21, 2013 Norton's Long-Fought Effort to Bring D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Statue to the Capitol Ends in Victory
May 17, 2013 Senate Passes Resolution for Frederick Douglass Statue Unveiling
May 13, 2013 Letter to Daniel M. Synder, Owner, Washington Redskins - Name Change
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
Sept. 13, 2012 Senate Approval Ensures Move of First D.C. Statue to U.S. Capitol
Sept. 13, 2012 Durbin Jones Colleagues in Celebrating Senate Approval of Legislation for First DC Statue in U.S. Capitol
Sept. 11, 2012 Norton Honors September 11th Victims, Heroes
Sept. 10, 2012 House to Vote on Bill Today to Bring D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Statue into U.S. Capitol
July 2, 2012 Norton Introduces the Rachel Carson Nature Trail Designation Act of 2012
June 27, 2012 Norton Preserves D.C. War Memorial, Continues to Work with Colleagues
June 26, 2012 Promoting Development of Southwest District of Columbia Waterfront
June 13, 2012 Norton Work on Filming and Photography Bearing Fruit for D.C.
June 6, 2012 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 5882 -- Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lucas and Lungren and Ranking Members Alexander and Brady
April 20, 2012 Norton Statement on Height Act
April 16, 2012 Norton Says D.C.'s Celebration of the Ending of Slavery Here is Cloaked in Irony
April 11, 2012 Norton Says Emancipation Day Requires Greater Insistence on Freedom from Congress
Oct. 6, 2011 D.C. Statue Bill Moving in House
Sept. 7, 2011 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
Aug. 10, 2011 Norton Says the King Memorial Dedication Calls D.C. to Finish King's Unfinished Freedom Work Here
June 6, 2011 Norton Wants More People-Centered Activities on the Mall, Including Dancing
May 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Rahall, Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member DeFazio
May 4, 2011 Norton Introduces Three Bills to Modernize Smithsonian and Ensure Transparency in Operation
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