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Judge Bars DC From Putting Budget Law Into Effect

A federal judge on Monday barred the District of Columbia from implementing a law that purported to allow the city to spend its local tax dollars without authorization from Congress.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Union Depot in St Paul, Minn., on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Pres. Obama’s Budget Calls For D.C. Autonomy

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is applauding the fact that Pres. Barack Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget includes language about granting the District budget and legislative autonomy.

03/04/2014

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Report: TSA Official at Phoenix Airport Rejects DC License Because It’s ‘Not a State’

A man’s tweet about his girlfriend’s D.C. license being rejected by a TSA official at a Phoenix airport because D.C. is “not a state” went viral this week.

02/27/2014

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Norton Introduces Bill to End Congressional Review of DC Laws

District of Columbia leaders are pushing on several fronts for Congress not to have any say over the city’s local budget. The district’s delegate to Congress wants the same freedom granted to the rest of the city’s laws.

01/07/2014

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C.’s Norton Undecided on Syria Military Strike

The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress says a congressional debate is needed to answer whether a military strike is the right course of action in Syria.

09/01/2013

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