or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

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
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Construction on Old Post Office Building Set to Begin, Following Norton's 15-Year Effort
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 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 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 Bill Ensuring Protection of D.C. War Memorial and Making Pershing Park a National World War I Memorial Passes House
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 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 to Introduce Her District Court Recommendation, Randolph Moss, at Senate Judiciary Committee Confirmation Hearing, Tuesday
May 19, 2014 Norton Statement on Budget Autonomy Referendum Court Decision
May 19, 2014 Norton Prepares to Turn Back Same Attack on D.C. Gun Laws She Did Last Year
May 16, 2014 President Signs Minor Change to D.C. Height Act into Law
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 15, 2014 After Court Ruling Upholding D.C. Gun Laws, Norton Calls on Republicans to Disavow their D.C. Gun Bills
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 14, 2014 Norton Speaks to NPS Superintendent Following Washington Monument Elevator Breakdown
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 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act
May 7, 2014 Norton Says House FY 2015 Transportation Appropriations Bill a Contrast to Administration's Realistic Four-Year Reauthorization
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 Minor Change to D.C. Height Act on Way to President for Signature
May 6, 2014 Norton Calls Out Republicans for Kicking Long-Term Unemployed Americans and Democrats Out of Hearing Room
May 6, 2014 Norton to Continue Call for National Women's History Museum on House Floor, Tomorrow
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
May 1, 2014 Home Rule for the District of Columbia
April 30, 2014 House Democrats Introduce the Green Bank Act of 2014
April 30, 2014 Norton Calls on Roger Goodell to Follow Moral Example of Adam Silver
April 30, 2014 Norton Supports D.C. Council Resolution Calling on Congress to Hold Hearing on CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
April 30, 2014 Norton to Testify on May 8 to Defend Local D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Legislation from Republican Attack
April 29, 2014 http://norton.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/norton-and-colleagues-reach-agreement-for-pershing-park-as-national
April 28, 2014 Clarification of Rules Applying to Human Occupancy of Penthouses in District of Columbia Buildings
April 28, 2014 Norton Seeks Answers from ICE and DOL Following Worker Intimidation Complaints
April 28, 2014 Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014
April 28, 2014 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014
April 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Bipartisan Briefing on her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, Monday
April 23, 2014 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Says Tuesday's Supreme Court Decision Threatens Affirmative Action in Employment and Areas Across the Board
Back to top