Eleanor Holmes Norton

dc statehood

Pelosi Is Master-Trolling the GOP With This D.C. Statehood Thing

Visualize two extremely liberal senators joining Mitch McConnell in the upper chamber.
Morgan Baskin
a day ago
sexual harassment

A Short History of the Long Fight Against Workplace Sexual Harassment

We owe our current "moment of reckoning" to women like Eleanor Holmes Norton, a civil rights icon who held the first public hearings on sexism and discrimination in the US. Broadly spoke to Norton about how we got from there to where we are today.
Sarah Burke
Weed Week

Legal Weed Is the Last Bipartisan Cause in America

On Capitol Hill, a few Democrats and Republicans are coming together to push for marijuana legalization. Do they have a shot?
Eve Peyser
wage gap

Congress to Consider Landmark Bill to Help Close the Gender Wage Gap

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton plans to introduce a bill to help close the gender wage gap by forbidding employers from asking the salary history of job candidates.
Candace Bryan

Reasons Why Washington, DC, Is the Worst Place Ever

The United States capital was built to be symbolic of all the things that defined America to the world. It still is, except that means income inequality, unchecked poverty, and yapping douchebags on cell phones.
Dave Schilling

Buzzkill Congressmen Pointlessly Debate DC Pot Decriminalization

Nothing will make you want to light up more than having to sit through a series of white guys passing judgment on DC’s new marijuana law.
Ari Ratner