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