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Sept. 23, 2014 Norton to Defend D.C.'s Narrowly Tailored Carry Law from Congressional Interference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2014 Norton Succeeds in Protecting D.C. Gun and Marijuana Laws in Spending Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Massie Offers Flawed Explanation for Refusal to Introduce Bill Allowing Guns in Capitol and Federal Buildings Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 28, 2014 Norton Says Saturday's Court Decision Leaves District with Authority to Regulate Carrying of Guns, Not an Invitation for Congress to Intervene Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 28, 2014 Norton Challenges Massie to Do Something Quick Now That Only Federal Law Prevents Guns in Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Home Rule For the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 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' Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 18, 2014 After Staffer Arrested for Bringing Gun to Capitol, Norton Asks Why Massie Didn't Overturn Federal Law Barring Guns on Capitol Grounds Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Rand Paul Plans His Third Attack on D.C.'s Gun Laws, Following House Passage Yesterday of Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Norton Says Bipartisan, Election-Year House Support for D.C.'s Gun Laws Will Help in Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Despite Flaws in D.C. Gun Amendment, Norton and Gray Speak Out Against Danger to the City Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 16, 2014 Norton Warns Residents of New Dangerous Massie D.C. Gun Amendment Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2014 Rep. Massie Humiliated on the House Floor, Norton Claims Victory for D.C.'s Gun Safety Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Rand Paul Attacks D.C. Home Rule Again, Files Amendment to Eliminate D.C.'s Gun Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 17, 2014 Norton Thanks Home-Rule Coalition for Efforts Before D.C. Appropriations Bill Markup, Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Attack on D.C. Gun Safety Laws Passes House, Norton Geared Up to Defeat it Again in Final Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2014 Norton Prepares to Turn Back Same Attack on D.C. Gun Laws She Did Last Year Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 15, 2014 After Court Ruling Upholding D.C. Gun Laws, Norton Calls on Republicans to Disavow their D.C. Gun Bills Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2013 Norton Keeps Amendment to Weaken D.C. Gun Safety Out of Final Defense Authorization Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2013 Norton Decries Insult and Insensitivity of Introduction of Bill to Eliminate All D.C. Gun Laws on One-Year Anniversary of Newtown Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Todd Jones, Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives - We Support Obama Administration Firearm Policies Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Navy Yard Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2013 Norton to Combat Attack on D.C. Gun Laws - Again Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
May 18, 2012 Understanding the Place of the District of Columbia in Our Structure Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 14, 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
Oct. 13, 2011 Norton Secures Great Victory for Gun Safety and Home Rule Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 12, 2011 Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment Expected at House Judiciary Committee Markup Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2011 Federal Appeals Court Ruling Undermines Rationale for Pending NRA-Backed D.C. Gun Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2011 Norton Speaks on Effects of Gun Trafficking on D.C. at Press Conference Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 7, 2011 Norton to Use Forum on Gun Trafficking to Mexico to Highlight Dangers of D.C. Gun Bill, Thursday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2011 Norton Starts Battle Against Dangerous, Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill As It is Reintroduced Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2011 Norton Asks Members to Live By Giffords' Words and Courage Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2010 The Washington Post-D.C. Vote: Obama Should Veto Any Bill That Weakens District Gun Control Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2010 Gun Law Dispute Sinks Voting Rights Bill for DC Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 30, 2010 Norton Appreciates Gray's Letter to Congressional Leadership Opposing D.C. Gun Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 29, 2010 Letter to the Democratic Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 26, 2010 Norton Goes After Another Gun Amendment Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2010 Letter To Democratic Leadership At Meeting With Families Of Victims And Gun Control Coalition Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 5, 2010 Norton Releases First Details Of Tester-Mccain/Childers Gun Bill In Preparation For Meeting With Grassroots Coalition Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 27, 2010 Norton Poised To Fight Gun Bill Expected In Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2010 Voting Rights For The District Of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2009 Norton Calls on Homeland Security Officials to Restrict Gun Carrying Outside Public Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 25, 2009 Norton Submits Detailed Proposals to Pass the D.C. House Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2009 New York Times OpEd: Politics of the Gun Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2009 After D.C. Voting Rights Bill Hold-Up Holocaust Museum Shooting Shows City's Vulnerability Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 10, 2009 Norton Statement On Shooting At Holocaust Museum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2009 Norton And Voting Rights Advocates Re-Grouping On Next Steps Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2009 Norton's Radio Message to America Alerts Country to Gun Antics on D.C. Voting Rights Bill 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 3, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesses Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 3, 2009 Panel II of a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesses Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 3, 2009 Panel III ff a Hearing of the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Disaster Capacity in the National Capital Region: Experiences, Capabilities and Weaknesse 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 19, 2009 Norton's Response on Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2009 Press Conference with Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT); Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); EPress Conference with Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT); Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT); Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty (D) 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
Sept. 17, 2008 Norton Gets Promises of "Holds" and Other Tactics to Stop Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill Passed Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6842, National Capital Security and Safety Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2008 Norton to Testify in Rules Committee Today After Forcing Changes to Anti-Home Rule NRA Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2008 Norton Win in Committee on Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill Shortens Odds and Prepares Her for Big Floor Fight Ahead Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2008 Norton Gets Early Hearing on Bill to Preempt Federal Take Over of Local Gun Jurisdiction Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 4, 2008 Norton Bill Seeks to Preempt Anti-Home Rule Gun Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2008 Norton Now Fighting Not One But Two Bills That Would Preempt Council And Permanently Deprive D.C. Of Gun Safety Jurisdiction Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2008 Norton Seeks to Drive Back Unprecedented Attack on D.C. and the Democratic Majority Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2008 Norton Calls on Residents to "Just Say No to Guns" and the Gun Culture Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2008 Norton Ridicules Congressional Re-Write of D.C.'s Gun Ban Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 26, 2008 Norton Says Very Strict Handgun Laws Permitted by Today's Supreme Court Decision Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2007 Nationwide Gun Buyback Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2007 Norton Gun Buyback Bill Responds to National Rise in Gun Killings Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 28, 2005 Saving D.C. Gun Safety Laws & Gaining Mid-Year Budget Autonomy Top Norton's 2005 Victories Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2005 Norton Gun Safety Town Meeting to Let Mayor, Police Chief and Residents Talk Back to Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 21, 2005 Norton Praises Senate Appropriation with Budget Autonomy In and Guns and Vouchers Out Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 30, 2005 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 30, 2005 One Section of Gun Law is Down But Norton is Encouraged by Defeat of Gun Safety Law Repeal Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 28, 2005 Norton Rebukes Gun Repeal Advocates at Hearing Held as Part of Her Effort to Drive Back Repeal Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 23, 2005 Statement of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton at Press Conference Called by Citizens to Save D. C. Gun Safety Laws Coaltion Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 16, 2005 Norton in Gear with Citizens Coalition and Public Officials to Stop Second Attack on D. C. Gun Safety Laws in Two Years Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Norton Releases First Details of Tester-McCain/Childers Gun Bill in Preparation for Meeting with Grassroots Coalition Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Norton Releases Letter to Democratic Leadership at Meeting with Families of Victims and Gun Control Coalition Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Large House and Senate Majorities for D.C. Voting Rights Shot Down by Gun Lobby Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Large House and Senate Majorities for D.C. Voting Rights Shot Down by Gun Lobby Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
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