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Date Title Officials Location
Dec. 6, 2014 Norton Remarks for Funeral of Marion Barry Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Assuring a New Era Between Citizens and Police Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2014 Norton to Honor Civil Rights Activists at White House Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 Statehood for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 27, 2014 Norton to Moderate Plenary Panel at the Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference at Tougaloo College in Mississippi, Saturday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Norton to Speak at Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Summer at U.S. Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Norton Gets Amendment to Prevent Racial Profiling Passed by Historically Unproductive House Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Norton Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Norton Calls on D.C. Residents to Carry on the Call for D.C. Statehood, Following Floor Speeches this Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 District of Columbia Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Senate D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy Bills Introduced, Boost for D.C. Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Grant the District of Columbia Statehood in the Union Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Taxation Without Representation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Norton to Kick Off Special Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor in Advance of Emancipation Day, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2013 Norton Hails Appointment of D.C. Resident Lorraine Miller as Interim NAACP President Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2013 NPCA - A Legacy Marches On: Making History in the National Parks Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2013 Norton to Speak at Rally Tomorrow to Ensure Recognition of D.C. Statehood at 2013 March on Washington Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2013 Norton, a Staff Member of the 1963 March on Washington, to Make Appearances for the 50th Anniversary of the March Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2013 Norton to Speak at D.C. Bill Signings in Memory of Murdered Transgender D.C. Resident Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Norton Statement at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Inaugural Event Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Norton and Davis Announce First Black Men and Boys Congressional Caucus Event Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 25, 2013 Norton Says Voting Rights Act Formula the Supreme Court Nullified Today Worked, but Accepts the Challenge to Revise it Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 6, 2013 Upholding the Trust of the American People Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 18, 2012 Introduction of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2012 Commission on Black Men and Boys Trayvon Martin Roundtable Tonight Seeks Solutions for D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 6, 2012 Commission's Trayvon Martin Roundtable to Lead Thoughtful Discussion on Eliminating Racial Branding of Black Men Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2011 Norton Says D.C. Residents Will Rally for Their Rights on Saturday As a Living Memorial to Dr. King's Unfulfilled Dream for Full Equality Here Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Homeland Security and Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 10, 2011 Norton Says the King Memorial Dedication Calls D.C. to Finish King's Unfinished Freedom Work Here Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2011 Norton Says Eight D.C. Residents Arrested Wednesday in Support of Budget Autonomy Show Sustainability in D.C. Rights Movement Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2011 Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. Legislative Autonomy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 19, 2011 Norton's Statement on Senator Lieberman's Retirement Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2011 Norton Eschews Nostalgia in Tour of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Site with Secretary Salazar and Mayor Gray on Thursday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2011 Introduction of the New Columbia Admission Act, The District of Columbia Equal Representation Act and the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2011 Norton's First Three Bills Challenge Congress to Give D.C. Full Citizenship Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2011 Norton's Motion to Keep Committee of the Whole Vote Became First Recorded Vote of New Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 30, 2010 Norton Asks Obama to Mention Citizenship Rights for D.C. in Upcoming State of the Union Address Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 22, 2010 Norton Still Striving to Retain D.C.'s Committee of the Whole Vote in the 112th Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2010 Norton's Revenge on Colbert Gets the City's Attention as the Congresswoman Prepares to Attend Rally on Saturday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2010 Norton Meeting to Hear From Key Speakers and ANC Commissioners on Most Important Issues of the Year to D.C. Residents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 17, 2010 CNN "State Of The Union With John King" - Transcript Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Nov. 3, 2009 Norton Introduces Bill For An Elected D.C. District Attorney In Her Continued Quest For Full Citizenship Rights For D.C. Residents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington D.C.
June 22, 2009 Norton Announces Federal Investigation of Shooting in Trinidad Community Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 6, 2009 Norton on Why the Ensign Amendment is Unacceptable to Her and Members Who Know Its Content Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 1, 2009 Norton Says Holder Went "Above and Beyond" in Deciding that the D.C. House Voting Rights Act is Constitutional Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2009 Norton Optimistic on Early Passage of D.C. House Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 12, 2009 The Progressive Caucus: D.C. Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2009 Press Conference with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT), Mayor Adrian Fenty (D-DC), And Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2009 Statement of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton on the Critical Cloture for the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2009 Norton's Statement Following Senate Committee Passage of the D.C. House Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2009 Senate Going First to Markup D.C. Voting Rights Bill on Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2009 Introduction of the District of Columbia Budget Autonomy Act of 2009 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2009 The Introduction of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2008 Norton Predicts 63 Senate Votes for D.C. Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2008 Norton Says D.C. Voting Seat In House Now Possible Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2008 Norton Predicts Clean Sweep for Voting Rights and Self-Government Bills with Obama and a Democratic Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2008 DC Optimistic About Getting Vote In Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 26, 2008 All Americans Deserve Equal Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2008 Norton Says D.C. Voting Rights Bill Has New Republican Commitments Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 25, 2008 Norton Grateful to Colleagues for Today's Funding of D.C. Priorities Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 24, 2008 Norton Seeks Hearing on Allegations of Partisanship at Commission on Civil Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 12, 2008 Norton and Davis Introduce Bill to Aid Federal Employees Forced to Work beyond Retirement Age Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of Black History Month Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2008 Norton Relieved that D.C. Budget Priorities Escape National Budget Crunch Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2008 Norton on Davis Announcement Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2008 Expressing the Sense of Congress that the United States has a Moral Responsibility to Meet the Needs of Those persons, Groups and Communities that are Impoverished, Disadvantaged or Otherwise in Poverty Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2007 Norton Pushes Extra D.C. Funding into Omnibus But Pursues New Way to Fund DHS Construction Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2007 Norton Buoyed, Not Daunted by Today's Close D.C. House Vote in Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2007 Iraqi Refugees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 13, 2007 Norton Says Senate Markup Means D.C.-Utah Twins Could Be Born Soon Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 24, 2007 Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. its Rightful, Equal Place in Statuary Hall Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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