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Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 at 9:50 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Thies: Shutting Down the District

Thies: Shutting Down the District

Mayor Vince Gray and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton clashed with top Democrats, including President Obama, over the shutdown. Read »

Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

2 More D.C. Pols Find Tainted Campaign Donations

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker reveal they found tainted donations contributed to their campaigns from people associated with businessman Jeffrey... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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By Associated Press

Norton’s Bill Would Tie Congressional Pay to Spending Cuts

Norton’s Bill Would Tie Congressional Pay to Spending Cuts

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says salaries for members of Congress should be reduced the next time automatic spending cuts take effect. Read »

Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 8:36 AM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Norton: Seriously, Fly Our Flag!

Norton: Seriously, Fly Our Flag!

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is holding a presser Monday to try and convince Congress to finally pass a provision that would force the armed services to display the flags of the District and the... Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at 7:27 AM

Norton Hosting Discussion on Synthetic Marijuana

Norton Hosting Discussion on Synthetic Marijuana

The District of Columbia's representative in Congress is hosting a discussion on the use of synthetic marijuana in the city. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Norton Wants D.C. Flag Flown With State Flags

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton spent Monday trying to make certain that when the military displays the flags of all 50 states, they also display the flag of the District of Columbia. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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By Shani O. Hilton

Norton: Fly Our Flag!

Norton: Fly Our Flag!

D.C. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton will be visiting the D.C. War Memorial today with a specific mission in mind: Getting Congress to order the armed forces to fly the D.C. flag alongside flags of the fifty... Read »

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Should Norton Return Donations From Thompson?

PM Read: Should Norton Return Donations From Thompson?

President Barack Obama, the DNC and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley returned their contributions from JeffThompson, but D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton said she wouldn't be following suit. Read »

Friday, Jul 13, 2012 at 7:30 AM
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By Shani Hilton

Senate Passes Special Elections Law for D.C.

Senate Passes Special Elections Law for D.C.

The bill will give the D.C. Board of Elections more flexibility to hold a special election to fill vacant seats. Read »

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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By Jim Iovino, Frank Thorp

Norton Abortion Testimony Denied

Norton Abortion Testimony Denied

Nancy Pelosi: "It's wrong." Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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