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Congresswoman Wants Upgrades to D.C.’s Golf Courses

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says the public golf courses in the nation’s capital are in desperate need of an upgrade.

04/07/2014

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D.C. Council OKs Creating City Scholarship Program

The D.C. Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a new program that would help low-income families pay for college.

02/04/2014

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Norton Again Warns D.C. Council About Tuition Grants

D.C.’s delegate to Congress is once again warning the D.C. Council that approving an ambitious college scholarship program would endanger a popular federal program that helps city residents pay for college.

02/03/2014

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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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Norton, Cummings to Attend Mandela Memorial in South Africa

Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton of the District of Columbia will be part of the Congressional delegation attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa.

12/09/2013

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D.C. to Honor 2 Tuskegee Airmen for Veterans Day

The District of Columbia is honoring two of the original Tuskegee Airmen with the Congressional Gold Medal for Veterans Day.

11/10/2013

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Norton to Launch Campaign for 13th Term

The District of Columbia’s delegate to Congress is gearing up to run for a 13th term.

11/09/2013

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (right) and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Budget Deal Includes D.C. Spending Victory

The deal to end the federal government shutdown includes a victory for the District of Columbia government.

10/17/2013

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Kennedy Center Hosts ‘National Dance Day’ Events

Dancers are taking over the Kennedy Center this weekend for National Dance Day, offering performances and lessons throughout the day.

07/26/2013

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Trayvon Martin’s Dad Adds Voice To Help Black Men, Boys

The father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be on Capitol Hill for a hearing addressing the challenges faced by African-American boys and men.

07/24/2013

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