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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements

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
July 9, 2014 Norton Says Vitter and Broun Violate Their Own Stated Principles When Dragging D.C. into Their Anti-Union Bill
July 8, 2014 Amidst Surge in Unaccompanied Children Crossing U.S. Border, Norton to Meet Today with Latino Leaders
July 3, 2014 Norton Says Senate Funding Guarantees DHS St. Elizabeths Project Will Continue
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings
July 2, 2014 Norton Using D.C.'s Remarkable Progress On Curbing HIV/AIDS Epidemic to Prevent More Needle Exchange Riders
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service and Robert D. MacLean, Acting Chief of the United States Park Police - Public Safety in Sherman Circle
July 1, 2014 After President Visits Key Bridge to Warn of Highway Trust Fund Shortfall, Norton Urges Immediate Closure of Corporate Tax Loopholes to Replenish Funds
July 1, 2014 Norton Gets Extension of Review Period and Additional Public Meeting for the Virginia Avenue Tunnel EIS
June 30, 2014 Norton Says Changes by the Administration Can Still Save Contraception for Employees of Closely Held Corporations
June 27, 2014 Norton to Moderate Plenary Panel at the Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference at Tougaloo College in Mississippi, Saturday
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Norton and Allies to Continue Fight After Passage of Harris Amendment Blocking D.C.'s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
June 26, 2014 Norton Points out Members for Hypocrisy and Inconsistency on D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Vote
June 26, 2014 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Courts and Public Defender Service Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments Act
June 24, 2014 Norton Alerts Residents to Expect a Fight Over Republican Amendment to Block D.C.'s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Wednesday
June 24, 2014 Senate Subcommittee Fully Funds DCTAG and Other Norton D.C. Priorities
June 24, 2014 Norton to Fight Harris Amendment Blocking D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, Wednesday
June 24, 2014 Norton to Ride in Driverless Car as Ranking Member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee
June 24, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation - Review Period Extension on Virginia Avenue Tunnel EIS
June 23, 2014 Reliable Home Heating Act
June 20, 2014 Norton Applauds Obama Administration for Historic Progress on LGBT Rights, Post-Windsor, Calls on Congress to Provide Full Equality
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 18, 2014 Norton Calls Ruling Canceling Washington Football Team's Trademark Historic and Inevitable
June 18, 2014 Introduction of the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security Act of 2014
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Norton to Speak at Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Summer at U.S. Capitol
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 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 17, 2014 Norton Thanks Home-Rule Coalition for Efforts Before D.C. Appropriations Bill Markup, Wednesday
June 17, 2014 Norton Says House D.C. Appropriations Bill Much Like Last Year's, with Path to Restore Funding in Senate
June 13, 2014 Norton Heading to NYC for Transportation and Infrastructure Public-Private Partnership Panel Forum, Monday
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 The Introduction of the Generating Renewal Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility. Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities Throughout America Act
June 11, 2014 Norton Applauds Holder Announcement for Retroactive Prison Sentence Reductions Made at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Forum
June 10, 2014 Norton Gets Amendment to Prevent Racial Profiling Passed by Historically Unproductive House
June 10, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally as Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Highway Trust Fund
June 9, 2014 Introduction of the Lifelong Improvements in Food and Exercise (LIFE) Act
June 6, 2014 Norton to Introduce Amendment on House Floor to Prevent Racial Profiling, Monday
June 6, 2014 Norton to March in Annual Capital Pride Parade with Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, Saturday
June 6, 2014 Norton to Fight Anti-Home-Rule, Anti-Union Bill
June 4, 2014 Good Reasons to Bring Sergeant Bergdahl Home
May 30, 2014 Norton Says Historic Medical Marijuana Vote Helps Protect D.C. Marijuana Decriminazlation Law, but Work Remains
May 30, 2014 Maya Angelou
May 30, 2014 Norton Says D.C. Council's Pass on Funding Promise Will Help Save DCTAG, but Fight Continues
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