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Norton introduces 2 D.C. voting-rights bills

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress has introduced two bills that would give the city voting representation on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 04:05pm EST

Tags: D.C. voting rights

Norton to challenge denial of committee vote

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 08:13am EST

Tags: Home Rule Act,

Norton wants military to include D.C. flag

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress wants the district's flag to be included anytime the military displays the flags of all 50 states.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 05:55pm EST


Turf war: MWAA hearing turns into battle for representation

A Capitol Hill hearing into the corruption case of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority turned into a turf war between lawmakers.

Saturday - 11/17/2012, 02:09pm EST

Tags: Gerry Connolly, MWAA, Dulles International Airport, Dulles rail project, Reagan National Airport, Kathy Stewart

Congress to study D.C. building height restrictions

The House committee that oversees the nation's capital is launching a study on potential changes to building height restrictions in Washington.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 05:51am EST

Tags: height restrictions, Vincent Gray, Darrell Issa, National Capital Planning Commission, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee


D.C. leaders share thoughts on the election (VIDEO)

As a ballroom in the Hyatt Regency near Capitol Hill began to fill with people on election night, familiar faces from D.C.'s government made the rounds, greeting friends and constituents before inevitably landing in front of a TV to watch election results roll in.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 01:09pm EST

Tags: election 2012, Vincent Gray, Phil Mendelson, Heather Brady

D.C. leaders say Obama has done little for them

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:38am EDT

Tags: D.C., d.c. council

Senate approves moving Douglass statue to Capitol

The Senate has approved a resolution to move the District of Columbia's statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass to the United States Capitol.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 03:45pm EDT

Tags: Frederick Douglass,

Filming to still be allowed on land near Capitol

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says a Senate committee has matched the House by approving a bill that would allow continued commercial filming and photography on a piece of land near the Capitol.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: filming, Capitol, Union Square

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