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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton
Member of Congress, representing the District of Columbia.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 23
Replying to @EleanorNorton
The third, a constitutional amendment that purports to limit the number of Senators in Congress, actually concedes that is constitutional. Read my statement here:
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 23
The three anti- bills recently introduced demonstrate ' fear of the momentum we're achieving. The two bills for retrocession to MD have no support from DC or MD and actually concede that an act of Congress can reduce the size of the fed. district.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 22
Replying to @TheBlackCaucus
As a lifelong activist for civil and human rights and a senior member of the , I stand in solidarity with the peaceful protesters in Nigeria.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 22
Thank you for leading this letter to Nigeria's president following state-sanctioned attacks on protesters Tuesday.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 21
Replying to @EleanorNorton
Read it here:
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 21
. article by makes the point I made in a recent release showing the high number of anti-home-rule bills filed this Congress. It's typical -- & each Congress I defeat virtually all. But I prefer to spend my time passing bills for residents.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
Do you need help with a federal matter? Leave it to your Congresswoman. Here are some recent examples:
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
Replying to @HowardU @OversightDems
A bipartisan leader and alum, Elijah led the last year in holding the 1st House hearing on in over 25 years. Elijah Cummings will always be part of our DC statehood fight.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
Last October, we lost an icon in Congress and an ally in the fight for . Elijah Cummings was unceasing and principled in his efforts to grant DC statehood.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
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Derrick Johnson Oct 20
We stand in partnership with ⁦⁩ in opposing Senate vote on Amy Coney Barrett. “Her disregard for precedent endangers hard-won precedents that African Americans rely upon.” We must do all we can to
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
Replying to @EleanorNorton
The House has passed our bill. The Senate must now pass this bill.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 20
Charges were filed against the officers who killed Bijan Ghaisar in 2017. A Fairfax County police dashboard camera caught it all on tape. A bill I introduced along with would require federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 19
Here's the list of Republican attempts to take down laws this Congress. I have pushed virtually all of them back, but I prefer to spend my time *writing* bills instead of scrapping them.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 17
As a member of the Freethought Caucus, I was delighted to go on 's show and talk about , litigation on religious exemptions to civil rights laws, and other issues of the day. Watch it here:
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To The Contrary Oct 16
We speak to Del on the economic deficit. She says the issue isn't a Democratic one, but instead Republican.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 16
Replying to @TheJusticeDept @FBI
After holding congressional hearings to demand answers and calling on the and , we were given no explanation and the Ghaisar family received no justice. I sincerely hope these indictments are the start of the justice the Ghaisar family so clearly deserves.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 16
Thank you Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Descano for finally filing charges against the two officers who killed Bijan Ghasair.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 16
Replying to @EleanorNorton
Early in the pandemic, I joined colleagues in sending a letter urging leadership to support museums in future response legislation. I'm pleased the updated includes $135 million to support museums and libraries with COVID-associated costs.
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Eleanor #DCStatehood Holmes Norton Oct 16
Replying to @NationalZoo
Thanks to the for keeping residents informed, via the giant panda cam, about our new neighbor, who is growing up quickly. Initiatives like this are why I strongly support our museums and zoos.
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