Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton

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

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Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial Profiling

The death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.

07/31/2013

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Referendum Could Grant DC Control of Budget

On Tuesday, voters in the nation’s capital are all but certain to approve a charter amendment that would grant the city more control over its municipal budget.

04/21/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Filming To Still Be Allowed On Land Near Capitol Building

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says a Senate committee has matched the House by approving a bill that would allow continued commercial filming and photography on a piece of land near the Capitol.

08/09/2012

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House Committee To Vote On D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban Despite Claims Of Bullying By Norton

A House committee is scheduled to vote on a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

07/10/2012

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