Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton's Public Statements

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Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Norton Statues Bill Goes to House Floor Norton Releases First Details of Tester-McCain/Childers Gun Bill in Preparation for Meeting with Grassroots Coalition Wednesday Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill Norton Hearing Examining Cost-Effective Ways to House & Protect Federal Employees in Leased Office Space Norton Releases Letter to Democratic Leadership at Meeting with Families of Victims and Gun Control Coalition Norton Relieved Congress Passed Unemployment Benefits Extension, Yet Outraged at the Delay Norton to Speak at HHS Farmers' Market Grand Opening Blog: Abortion Ban Bill Vote a Historic Victory 7/29/14 Letter to Brigida Benitez, President of the District of Columbia Bar - Pro Bono Services for Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border, Coming to D.C. 7/29/14 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act 7/29/14 Norton Bill for Public-Private Partnerships and Smart Planning to Redevelop DOE Headquarters, SW Ecodistrict 7/29/14 Norton at Roundtable Featuring Central American Children 7/28/14 Norton Challenges Massie to Do Something Quick Now That Only Federal Law Prevents Guns in Capitol 7/28/14 Norton Says Saturday's Court Decision Leaves District with Authority to Regulate Carrying of Guns, Not an Invitation for Congress to Intervene 7/28/14 Norton to Introduce Worker Protection Bill at Union Station Press Conference Tomorrow 7/28/14 The Introduction of the Department of Energy Forrestal Complex Redevelopmental Act of 2014 7/25/14 Home Rule For the District of Columbia 7/25/14 Norton to Participate in National Dance Day, Tomorrow Evening 7/25/14 http://norton.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/norton-to-attend-silver-line-opening-ceremony-tomorrow-morning 7/24/14 Historic Senate Appropriations Bill Advances Self-Government by Granting D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy, Free of Anti-Home-Rule Riders 7/24/14 Norton Says Crucial Senate Construction Funding for DHS Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Ensures its Continuation 7/23/14 After Second Arrest Since Friday for Bringing a Gun into Capitol, Norton Seeking Massie Bill to Carry Out His Pledge to "Restore Gun Rights Anywhere I Can' 7/23/14 Norton to Hold D.C. Postal Service Roundtable to Seek Solutions to Postal Issues in the District 7/22/14 Norton to Break Ground at Old Post Office Building, Welcomes Jobs & New Revenue to D.C. 7/22/14 Massie Wants to Expand Gun Rights in D.C., But Has Not Introduced a Bill to Expand Access to Guns in Federal Buildings for His Constituents 7/22/14 Norton Taking Further Action with Continuing Complaints that D.C.'s Driver's Licenses Are Not Being Recognized 7/21/14 Norton to Host Annual Senior Legislative Day at Dunbar, Her Alma Mater Today 7/21/14 Norton Delighted About Obama's Unequivocal Call for D.C. Statehood 7/21/14 Norton Says Obama's Executive Order Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Contract Workers Follows Executive Precedents 7/18/14 After Staffer Arrested for Bringing Gun to Capitol, Norton Asks Why Massie Didn't Overturn Federal Law Barring Guns on Capitol Grounds 7/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments 7/17/14 Norton Says Bipartisan, Election-Year House Support for D.C.'s Gun Laws Will Help in Senate 7/17/14 Despite Flaws in D.C. Gun Amendment, Norton and Gray Speak Out Against Danger to the City 7/17/14 Introduction of the Federal Agency Snow Removal in the District of Columbia Act of 2014 7/17/14 Rand Paul Plans His Third Attack on D.C.'s Gun Laws, Following House Passage Yesterday of Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment 7/16/14 Norton Warns Residents of New Dangerous Massie D.C. Gun Amendment 7/16/14 Norton Offers Clean Water Amendment to Protect D.C.'s & Nation's Water Supply 7/16/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 7/15/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/15/14 Rep. Massie Humiliated on the House Floor, Norton Claims Victory for D.C.'s Gun Safety Laws 7/14/14 District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2014 7/14/14 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee - Sexual Assaults on Commercial Airline Flights 7/14/14 Norton Bill to Strengthen Local Justice Process in D.C. Passes House 7/14/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 7/14/14 Obama Administration "Strongly Opposes' D.C. Marijuana and Abortion Riders, Reiterates Call for Budget and Legislative Autonomy 7/11/14 Autonomy for the District of Columbia 7/11/14 Norton Says Patch for Funding of the Highway Trust Fund Leaves the Heavy Lifting for Later 7/10/14 Providing for Consideration of h.R. 5016, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4718, Bonus Depreciation Modified and Made Permanent 7/10/14 Letter to Beverly K. Swaim-Staley, President & CEO of the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation 7/10/14 Letter to Ed Cassidy, Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives