Tonight's guests: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, District of Columbia, member of the House Oversight Committee Jonathan Chait, writer, New York Magazine A preview of tonight's stories will be along in just a bit...
Following yesterday’s House Oversight Committee Hearing with Benghazi whistleblowers, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D., D.C.) echoed on MSNBC Hillary Clinton’s infamous “What difference, at this point, does it make?” line, asking,Show More Summary
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says her colleagues in the House of Representatives are taking the referendum claiming budget autonomy for the District. [ more › ]
“I started nice, but they told me I had to be really angry.” Kai Goodall on portraying Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton at Satuday’s “Blacks in Wax” show at the Kennedy Center. The fifth-grader from Basis D.C. charter school — who … Continue reading ?
A group of House Democrats, led by Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D., D.C.), introduced a bill on Wednesday to void any existing trademarks that include the word “Redskins,” and to prevent the term from being trademarked in the future. Show More Summary
Over the next month, lawyers and judges interested in serving on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia can apply for a judicial vacancy that's expected to open up this summer. U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) announced...
Lewis told The Hill that “we have to be sensitive” to concerns the name is offensive to some. Read more...
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says that for each day federal workers are forced to take unpaid leave, she will donate one day's salary, or $476.71. [ more › ]
In the news: Metro received 99 sexual harassment complaints in 2012, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is angry that D.C. was ignored in State of the Union address and Virginia legislators add privacy protections for carriers of concealed weapons. [ more › ]
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants D.C.'s attorney general to have more power to prosecute local crime. [ more › ]
More than a month ago, D.C. Water and the city government announced a joint plan to address flash-flooding in the Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park neighborhoods. Today, funding for the $40 million plan has yet to be finalized, and now the District's congressional delegate is proposing that the federal government pick up the tab. Read full article >>
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton today introduced two bills that would grant D.C. varying degrees of representation in Congress. [ more › ]
Just as she did in the opening week of the 112th Congress in 2011, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton today introduced a bill that would make D.C. the nation's 51st state. [ more › ]
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) took her latest stab at making the District into the nation’s 51st state Tuesday, reintroducing the New Columbia Admission Act. Offering the measure has become a biennial tradition for Norton, who has introduced it at the start of each new Congress since she was sworn in as the District’s lone delegate two decades ago. Show More Summary
Some members of Congress are enamored with D.C.'s Metro system the cleanliness, the speed, the convenience. But Washington's lone House voice isn't among them. Asked if she rides Metro, Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said her busy schedule...
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton today handed out fewer than 200 tickets for next week's inauguration, a mere drop in the bucket of the 4,000 requests she said her office received. [ more › ]
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton has said that she is working to reinstate the $5,000 first-time D.C. homebuyer tax credit. [ more › ]
Despite her efforts over the past week, it appears Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) will not be getting her vote in the Committee of the Whole restored. [ more › ]
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and Mayor Vince Gray warned Congress and the White House to reach a tax and debt reduction deal before midnight December 31. [ more › ]
Of course Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton would some day like to be a full member of the House of Representatives, but for now, she's aiming for a smaller—but still noteworthy—prize when the the next Congress convenes in January. [ more ...