More than a dozen local activists are headed to Ocean City to canvass for statehood, and “Andy Harris is not invited.”
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Days after John Oliver's D.C.-statehood segment Sunday night, District residents are rallying to keep the issue on people’s minds.
“Let them have gun laws! Let them have weed! Let them decide the things that they need!"
Norton has introduced legislation that would radically alter how the Smithsonian raises money and is governed.
“I have always been with you, Eleanor. Of course I support D.C. statehood."
Red Sled redemption
Stephen Colbert kisses. Eleanor Holmes Norton
Del. Norton, still fighting the good fight.
The legislation would face a very tough road to passage.
Pro-marijuana states will meet to ensure the federal government doesn't mess with state laws.
A similar bill has already been introduced in the Senate.
Congress won't use the federal appropriations process to block marijuana decriminalization and overturn the District's gun laws, after all.
File this under small victories: Transportation Security Agents will now be trained to recognize District IDs and, more importantly, recognize them as valid forms of identification. TSA says the three D.C. licenses currently in circulation will be part of the daily transportation security officers' shift briefings, according to a press release from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, [...]
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton's legislative associate Jason Spear arrived at work Tuesday as usual. And then around 9:30 a.m., Norton called him into her office to congratulate him on being named one of The Hill's "50 Most Beautiful People"—an honor that's purportedly based solely on style and physical appearance, and which is moderately noteworthy in select Washington spheres.
"She said, 'Oh, you didn't [...]