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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

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.


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Del. Norton to Open New Office Near Union Station

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is opening a new district office near Union Station.


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Norton: Budget Autonomy Talks Heating Up

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says the approval of a budget autonomy referendum by District of Columbia voters has led to new talks about a bill that would accomplish the same thing.


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Holmes Norton: ‘Money and Power’ Prevents Redskins Name Change

U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, a non-voting representative for D.C., is one of the loudest voices shouting for the Redskins to change their name as a Native American group prepares to take the fight to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.