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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
April 22, 2014 Republicans Launch Second Attack on Local D.C. Marijuana Policies, Norton to Testify at Hearing
April 17, 2014 Norton Statement on D.C. Council Lawsuit on Budget Autonomy Referendum
April 15, 2014 Norton Says D.C. Should Declare April 15 "D.C. Taxation without Representation Day'
April 11, 2014 Norton Calls on D.C. Residents to Carry on the Call for D.C. Statehood, Following Floor Speeches this Week
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 10, 2014 District of Columbia Statehood
April 10, 2014 Senate D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy Bills Introduced, Boost for D.C. Home Rule
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Grant the District of Columbia Statehood in the Union
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Norton to Highlight D.C. Casualties in War Today in Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor in Advance of Emancipation Day
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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 8, 2014 Taxation Without Representation
April 8, 2014 Norton to Offer Her Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes as an Amendment, Tomorrow
April 8, 2014 Norton to Kick Off Special Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor in Advance of Emancipation Day, Today
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 7, 2014 Norton Introduces Bill to Upgrade Public Golf Courses in D.C. and Create a World-Class Golf Course
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 3, 2014 Norton Says Mayor's Decision Declining to Fund D.C. Promise will Help Preserve DCTAG
April 3, 2014 Norton's Bill to Expand Mass Transit Commuter Benefits Included in Tax Extenders Bill Passed by Senate Finance Committee Today
April 3, 2014 Norton-Requested Audit of Union Station Shows Major Unresolved Problems
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect the Chesapeake Watershed
April 2, 2014 Norton Gets Answers for Spring Valley Community at Hearing Today
April 1, 2014 Norton Speaks Out in Support of Bill for National Women's History Museum, Before Tomorrow's Mark-Up
April 1, 2014 Norton to Press for Answers on Spring Valley and Flood Control at Hearing Tomorrow
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 31, 2014 Norton Says Today's Supreme Court Action Puts Burden on Congress to Pass her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to Virginia Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Norton Asks U.S. DOT Secretary for Quick Decision on Virginia Avenue Tunnel EIS
March 31, 2014 Norton Statement on D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Signed into Law Today
March 28, 2014 Norton Says Latest UN Human Rights Committee Criticism of U.S. Treaty Violation on D.C. Voting Rights Calls for Urgent Action from the Administration and Congress
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 28, 2014 Norton Offers Summary of U.K. trip as Member of Congressional Delegation to London
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 25, 2014 The Introduction of the Protecting Airline Passengers From Sexual Assaults Act
March 25, 2014 Norton to Speak at D.C. National Guard Deployment Ceremony, This Morning
March 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Women's History Month Panel Discussion with Women in Interesting STEM Fields and Students, Thursday
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
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