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Nov 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) can be seen on this week’s airing of the national PBS series “To The Contrary,” locally here on Friday at 5:30 p.m. on WETA; Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on WHUT; and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on WETA.
Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Thanksgiving, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and her staff served meals at Miriam’s Kitchen yesterday.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today congratulated Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on her historic election as the first woman to chair the House Oversight and Reform Committee following the death of Elijah Cummings last month.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the Champions of Democracy Awards this Thursday, November 21st, at 7:00 p.m. honoring Representatives Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) for their work advocating for equality and statehood for the District of Columbia.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the Breastfeeding Mothers Jury Duty Exclusion Act of 2019, which would allow breastfeeding mothers summoned for jury duty in federal court or in the District of Columbia courts (which are controlled by the federal government) to be excused from service for the period that they are breastfeeding an infant.
Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a D.C Affordable Housing Community Forum on Tuesday, November 19th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church.
Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a House resolution today condemning restrictive state voting laws across the country that unconstitutionally deny voting rights to people of color, the elderly, and low-income residents.
Nov 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the second anniversary of the killing of Bijan Ghaisar by U.S. Park Police this Sunday, November 17th, at 3:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial.
Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), and Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) released a letter today urging the U.S. Park Police to open an internal investigation into the killing of Bijan Ghaisar.
Nov 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today issued a statement on the Justice Department’s announcement that it would not charge the U.S. Park Police officers involved in the November 2017 killing of Bijan Ghaisar.

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