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Oct 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today threw down the gauntlet to her friend Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), betting that the Washington Nationals will prevail in the World Series against the Houston Astros.
Oct 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Karen Bass (D-CA) today released a letter sent to Senate leadership in strong opposition to Steven Menashi’s nomination to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Oct 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a resolution honoring the late Joseph Curseen, Jr. and Thomas Morris, Jr., the United States Postal Service (USPS) employees who died from anthrax inhalation while working at the USPS processing facility located at 900 Brentwood Road NE, which is now named for them.
Oct 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter today to Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Kathleen Hawk Sawyer requesting a meeting to discuss the unique needs of the District of Columbia.
Oct 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for recommending, at Norton’s request, Almo Carter to President Trump to fill a vacancy on the U.S Parole Commission (USPC).
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act (H.R. 1496), which passed the House on Wednesday, removes a provision in current law that treats the District of Columbia government as a part of the federal government for purposes of presidential pensions.
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today congratulated The Washington Blade on its 50th anniversary and announced she has introduced a congressional record statement celebrating the Blade’s success.
Oct 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), co-chairs of the Quiet Skies Caucus (Caucus), announced today that the Caucus met this week with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson to discuss FAA and Caucus priorities.
Oct 18, 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.
Oct 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement today on the Washington Nationals victory:

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