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July 29, 2015 The Introduction of the Open and Transparent Smithsonian Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Honoring the Citi Open Tennis Tournament and Tennis Week in the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Speech of Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton - Introduction of the Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Norton Says Confederate Flag is on Life Support in the South, But House Republicans Continue to Prop it Up in Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 8, 2015 Norton Calls on Snyder and Goodell to Accept Today's Court Ruling, Change the Team Mascot and Get Back to Football Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 4, 2015 Norton to March with Girl Scouts in 49th Annual July 4th Palisades Parade, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 3, 2015 Norton Says 239 Years After the Nation's Independence, D.C. Statehood is Overdue Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2015 Norton Asks Trump to Apologize Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2015 Norton Thanks Leader Pelosi for Choosing D.C. Statehood as the Democrats' Social Media Message of the Day Ahead of July 4th Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 19, 2015 Norton to Offer Remarks at Juneteenth Book Festival Symposium, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 18, 2015 Norton to Meet with NPS Officials on Permanent Fix to the Washington Monument Elevator Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Celebrating D.C. Flag Day Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Norton, Concerned About Closing of the Washington Monument, Will Meet with NPS Officials about Dysfunctional Elevator Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 25, 2015 On Memorial Day, Norton Honors D.C. Servicemembers Who Gave Their Lives Without Full Equality Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 The Introduction of the National Mall Revitalization and Designation Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Norton Praises House Passage of Provision Allowing Sledding on Capitol Hill, Calls on Senate to Do the Same Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 With Lunchtime Music on the Mall Starting May 19, Norton to Introduce Congressional Resolution of Support Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 Norton Announces Historic Carter G. Woodson Home Restoration Is in Sight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 24th Annual Black Pride Celebration Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Emancipation Day: Honor with the Vote and the Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 DC Emancipation Day: Injustice and Progress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages On: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Norton Thanks U.S. Capitol Police for Not Enforcing Sledding Ban Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Norton Disappointed But Undaunted After U.S. Capitol Police Board Denies Capitol Grounds Sledding Waiver Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Letter to Frank J. Larkin, Chair of the Capitol Police Board - Sledding at the Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Norton Asks for Kids to Be Able to Sled on Capitol Grounds with Snowstorm Coming Shortly Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Norton to Speak about Racial Profiling in Keynote Address at GSA Black History Program, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Letter to Frank J. Larkin, Chair of the Capitol Police Board - Sledding in DC Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Dec. 12, 2014 Mikulski Announces National Women's History Museum Bill Heads to President's Desk After 16 Year Legislative Effort Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2014 Norton Says D.C. is Closer than Ever to Getting National Women's History Museum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2014 Norton to Perform in Washington Ballet Production of The Nutcracker Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2014 As Native American Heritage Month Begins, Norton Says FCC Should Begin Proceedings to Ban Use of Washington Football Team on Broadcast TV and Radio Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2014 Norton Receives Legislative Leadership Award, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2014 Letters to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Allan Selig, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NHL Commissioner Gerry Bettman, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2014 Norton Says FCC Ban on the On-Air Use of Washington Football Team Name is Necessary Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2014 Norton to Introduce House Bill to Strip NFL of Tax Exempt Status Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 Norton Asks Residents to Remember D.C. Residents and Others Lost on 9/11 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 Statehood for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 20, 2014 Norton Gets Funds for Historic Carter G. Woodson Home and Says Project on Road to Completion Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Norton to Participate in National Dance Day, Tomorrow Evening Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 11, 2014 Autonomy for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Norton Calls Ruling Canceling Washington Football Team's Trademark Historic and Inevitable Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Norton Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 21, 2014 Bill Ensuring Protection of D.C. War Memorial and Making Pershing Park a National World War I Memorial Passes House Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Women's History Museum Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 House Passes Maloney & Blackburn National Women's History Museum Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 6, 2014 Norton to Continue Call for National Women's History Museum on House Floor, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 30, 2014 Norton Calls on Roger Goodell to Follow Moral Example of Adam Silver Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 29, 2014 http://norton.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/norton-and-colleagues-reach-agreement-for-pershing-park-as-national Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 Norton Introduces Bill to Upgrade Public Golf Courses in D.C. and Create a World-Class Golf Course Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 13, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Permit Commercial Filming and Photography on the Grounds of the US Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Require the Library of Congress to Install the D.C. Seal in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2014 The Introduction of the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2014 Top Norton Priorities Funded in Omnibus Spending Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Calls on President to Act on Yesterday's Speech in Ward 8 by beginning Fair Wages in Federal Contracts Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2013 Dear Chairmen Reed and Calvert and Ranking Members Murkowski and Moran - Allow Completion of Carter G. Woodson Historic Site Project in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2013 Norton Calls on Goodell to Take Leadership Role in Helping Address the Disparaging Washington Football Team Name 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 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 Norton Says NPS Cannot Unilaterally Take Mall Recreation Area with No Public Comment Period, without Providing an Alternative 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. 22, 2013 Norton to Introduce "Chuck Brown Day' Resolution Commemorating his Birthday and Contributions 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. 1, 2013 Letter to Director Jonathan Jarvis, National Park Service - Vandalism at National Memorials and Monuments Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 23, 2013 Norton Testifies in Support of Her Bill Designating the Rachel Carson Nature Trail in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2013 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at Celebration of Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 8, 2013 Smithsonian Free Admission Act of 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 8, 2013 Introduction of the Open and Transparent Smithsonian Act of 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 8, 2013 The Introduction of the Smithsonian Modernization Act of 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 18, 2013 Norton Introduces Bill to Honor Patriots on Anniversary of War of 1812 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 6, 2013 The Introduction of the National Mall Revitalization and Designation Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 5, 2013 Letter to Daniel Snyder, Owner of the Washington Redskins Football Team - Racial Slur Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2013 Norton to Introduce National Mall Revitalization and Designation Act to Add Amenities and More Area to National Mall Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 21, 2013 Norton's Long-Fought Effort to Bring D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Statue to the Capitol Ends in Victory Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 21, 2013 Authorizing the Use of Emancipation Hall for Unveiling of Statue of Frederick Douglass Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 17, 2013 Senate Passes Resolution for Frederick Douglass Statue Unveiling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 13, 2013 Letter to Daniel M. Synder, Owner, Washington Redskins - Name Change Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Sept. 13, 2012 Senate Approval Ensures Move of First D.C. Statue to U.S. Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Sept. 13, 2012 Durbin Jones Colleagues in Celebrating Senate Approval of Legislation for First DC Statue in U.S. Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2012 Norton Honors September 11th Victims, Heroes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2012 House to Vote on Bill Today to Bring D.C.'s Frederick Douglass Statue into U.S. Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2012 Norton Introduces the Rachel Carson Nature Trail Designation Act of 2012 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 27, 2012 Norton Preserves D.C. War Memorial, Continues to Work with Colleagues Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 26, 2012 Promoting Development of Southwest District of Columbia Waterfront Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 13, 2012 Norton Work on Filming and Photography Bearing Fruit for D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 6, 2012 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 5882 -- Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Lucas and Lungren and Ranking Members Alexander and Brady Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 20, 2012 Norton Statement on Height Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 16, 2012 Norton Says D.C.'s Celebration of the Ending of Slavery Here is Cloaked in Irony Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 11, 2012 Norton Says Emancipation Day Requires Greater Insistence on Freedom from Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2011 D.C. Statue Bill Moving in House Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2011 Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds for District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run 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
June 6, 2011 Norton Wants More People-Centered Activities on the Mall, Including Dancing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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