Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Changes to D.C. Height Restrictions Raising Congressional Support

The House committee that oversees the nation’s capital is launching a study on potential changes to building height restrictions in Washington.

11/08/2012

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D.C. Roundup: Brown Unseated by Grosso

Consistency is the theme in D.C. after voter ballots returned Holmes Norton, Barry and Mendelson to office.

11/07/2012

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Mayor Gray Fights For Old D.C. At DNC In Charlotte

Mayor Vincent Gray ignored warnings not to discuss local issues at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday to promote D.C.’s fight for statehood on the national stage.

09/06/2012

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House Fails To Pass Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions In DC

The House defeated a bill that would have banned abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

07/31/2012

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Norton: Gray Campaign Conduct ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says the criminal activity that arose from District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign is “deeply disturbing” and is calling on the mayor to respond.

07/13/2012

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Eleanor Holmes Norton Takes Free HIV Test, Urges DC Residents To Do The Same

District of Columbia Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is having an HIV test on Capitol Hill and says members of Congress should lead by example.

06/26/2012

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Eleanor Holmes Norton And Vincent Gray To Fight Against DC Abortion Rider

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and other District of Columbia leaders are hoping Congress doesn’t interfere with local affairs while crafting a spending plan for the next fiscal year.

05/29/2012

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D.C. Considers Easing Height Restrictions On Buildings

A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation’s capital to about 12 stories for more than a century.

04/12/2012

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House Committee Approves D.C. Special Elections Bill

Holding special elections is about to get easier in D.C. In the wake of Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.’s resignation, the district has a seat to fill.

02/07/2012

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Officer Hit With Brick As Police Clear Occupy DC Protesters

U.S. Park Police say an officer has been struck with a brick in the face as officers in riot gear and on horseback cleared protesters from one of the last remaining Occupy sites.

02/04/2012

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