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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
Timothy Krepp
Sara Jane Panfil
Nelson Rimensnyder
Lino Stracuzzi
DC Statehood Green Party
Date Title
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital
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 to Speak at Rally as Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Highway Trust Fund
June 10, 2014 Norton Gets Amendment to Prevent Racial Profiling Passed by Historically Unproductive House
June 9, 2014 Introduction of the Lifelong Improvements in Food and Exercise (LIFE) Act
June 6, 2014 Norton to March in Annual Capital Pride Parade with Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, Saturday
June 6, 2014 Norton to Introduce Amendment on House Floor to Prevent Racial Profiling, Monday
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 Maya Angelou
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Norton Says D.C. Council's Pass on Funding Promise Will Help Save DCTAG, but Fight Continues
May 30, 2014 Construction on Old Post Office Building Set to Begin, Following Norton's 15-Year Effort
May 30, 2014 Norton Says Historic Medical Marijuana Vote Helps Protect D.C. Marijuana Decriminazlation Law, but Work Remains
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 29, 2014 Norton Rounds Out National Physical Fitness Month with Bill to Promote Improvements in Food and Exercise
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 28, 2014 Norton Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 22, 2014 Attack on D.C. Gun Safety Laws Passes House, Norton Geared Up to Defeat it Again in Final Bill
May 22, 2014 Norton Proud of WMATA Funding in House Transportation Appropriations Bill for 6th Straight Year
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 Norton Gets Army Corps to Work with Spring Valley Community on Placement of Well
May 21, 2014 Norton Speaks with NPS Superintendent Following Repeated Washington Monument Elevator Glitches
May 21, 2014 Bill Ensuring Protection of D.C. War Memorial and Making Pershing Park a National World War I Memorial Passes House
May 19, 2014 Norton to Introduce Her District Court Recommendation, Randolph Moss, at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing, Tuesday
May 19, 2014 Norton Prepares to Turn Back Same Attack on D.C. Gun Laws She Did Last Year
May 19, 2014 Norton Notes Progress Against Anti-Home-Rule Appropriations Riders at "Save D.C. Home Rule' Press Conference with National Organizations
May 19, 2014 Norton Statement on Budget Autonomy Referendum Court Decision
May 16, 2014 Norton Announces "Save D.C. Home Rule' Press Conference on Fiscal Year 2015 D.C. Appropriations Riders with National Organizations, Monday
May 16, 2014 President Signs Minor Change to D.C. Height Act into Law
May 15, 2014 After Court Ruling Upholding D.C. Gun Laws, Norton Calls on Republicans to Disavow their D.C. Gun Bills
May 14, 2014 Norton Speaks to NPS Superintendent Following Washington Monument Elevator Breakdown
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 13, 2014 Norton Encouraged by Senate's Long-Term Transportation Bill, but Says it Highlights Challenges Going Forward
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Norton Preparing to Defeat Republican Attempt to Block D.C. Decriminalization Bill Announced Today
May 8, 2014 Norton Thanks Top Democratic Leaders for Declining to Join House Amicus Brief Filed Today on Budget Autonomy Referendum
May 7, 2014 Norton Testimony Says Hearing on D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Violates Republican Principles as well as Home Rule
May 7, 2014 Norton Says House FY 2015 Transportation Appropriations Bill a Contrast to Administration's Realistic Four-Year Reauthorization
May 7, 2014 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act
May 7, 2014 Recommending that the House Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress
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
May 6, 2014 Norton Calls Out Republicans for Kicking Long-Term Unemployed Americans and Democrats Out of Hearing Room
May 6, 2014 Minor Change to D.C. Height Act on Way to President for Signature
May 6, 2014 Norton Applauds Mayor for Not Sending Policy Official to Testify at Hearing on D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Bill; Witnesses Announced
May 1, 2014 Decriminalizing Marijuana Laws
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