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Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins throws the ball in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at FedExField on Nov. 25, 2013 in Landover, Maryland.

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Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins throws the ball in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at FedExField on Nov. 25, 2013 in Landover, Maryland.

Redskins Ready for NBA-Like Action on Racism: Reid

So long as sports commissioners are taking action: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to put an end to the Washington Redskins — their name at least. Reid took to the floor this afternoon commending NBA...

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Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray, right, with Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) after a news conference with members of the D.C. Council 'to call on the Senate and the administration to free D.C.'s local budget during the federal government shutdown' on Oct. 9, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

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Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray, right, with Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) after a news conference with members of the D.C. Council 'to call on the Senate and the administration to free D.C.'s local budget during the federal government shutdown' on Oct. 9, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

Bills Passed by Lawmaker Who Can’t Vote: Only in Washington, D.C.

Written with BGov’s Loren Duggan One of the members of Congress who wrote the most laws last year is a member of the House minority who doesn’t even get to vote. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, the non-voting delegate from the...

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton during the news conference in this file photo.

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton during the news conference in this file photo.

Norton to Army: Move Family From Dump

A family that wants to leave the tony Washington, D.C., neighborhood of Spring Valley because of concerns over the area being a former dumping ground for military munitions is getting some help from Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton. The District of...

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A Washington, D.C. 'TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION' license plate on Vice President Joseph Biden's limousine.

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A Washington, D.C. 'TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION' license plate on Vice President Joseph Biden's limousine.

Washington Statehood: ‘New Columbia’

Taxation without representation. It’s a storied complaint in American history. In Washington, D.C., it’s a license plate. For all the failures of Washingtonians to gain recognition from the Congress that operates in their own home town, a long-denied bid for...

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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton at a news conference opposing H.R.3803 and S.2103, the 'District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.'

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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton at a news conference opposing H.R.3803 and S.2103, the 'District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.'

Mayor Calls Republican Bill an Assault on D.C.

A bill to restrict abortions is a “frontal assault on the District of Columbia,” the city’s mayor, Vincent Gray, said today. The bill, H.R. 3803, which was the subject of a House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee hearing today, would block abortions after 20 weeks...

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