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D.C. Wire Archive: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton accuses GOP of trying to 'humiliate' and 'disrespect' Gray

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) ripped into her Republican colleagues Tuesday morning at a hearing on the District's school voucher program, accusing them of trying to "humiliate" Mayor Vincent C. Gray and "disrespect his office."

By Ben Pershing  | March 1, 2011; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Education, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Vincent C. Gray  
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DC Vote activists ejected from House abortion bill hearing after protest

Eleven District activists were ejected from a House subcommittee hearing on a controversial abortion bill Tuesday after they staged a silent protest at the start of the session.

By Ben Pershing  | February 8, 2011; 5:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Congressional Oversight, Eleanor Holmes Norton  
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Area members get in on the bipartisan seating act for State of the Union

The bipartisanship bug has infected the Washington-area congressional delegation, as local lawmakers are scrambling to find seatmates from across the aisle for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

By Ben Pershing  | January 25, 2011; 3:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Congressional Oversight, Eleanor Holmes Norton  
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GOP bill would block D.C. abortion funding

More than 160 House members are backing a bill that would reimpose a ban on the District's ability to use its own money to pay for abortions for low-income women, drawing the ire of D.C. activists and abortion rights supporters.

By Ben Pershing  | January 21, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Congressional Oversight, Eleanor Holmes Norton  
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Norton: Lieberman's exit a loss for the District

At least one Democrat is sorry to hear Sen. Joe Lieberman is retiring -- D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.

By Ben Pershing  | January 19, 2011; 4:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Voting Rights  
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Norton offers trio of D.C. voting rights bills

Facing an uphill battle against a new Republican majority, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has recommenced her effort to win congressional voting rights for the district, offering a trio of bills taking different approaches toward the same broad goal.

By Ben Pershing  | January 12, 2011; 3:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Ben Pershing, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Voting Rights  
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Older Entries in This Category »

D.C. judicial nominees stuck in Senate logjam, Ben Pershing , December 2, 2010
Norton seeks to keep 'Committee of the Whole' vote, Ben Pershing , November 16, 2010
Did Norton fundraising call violate rules?, Ben Pershing , September 17, 2010
Holder joins in effort to help men be better fathers, hamil r. harris , February 18, 2010
Unspun with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 18, 2009
Norton could face 2010 challenge from community activist, Christopher Dean Hopkins , December 7, 2009
 
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