Eleanor Holmes Norton, Seeking 15th Term, Faces Democratic Challenger In DC Primary


Eleanor Holmes Norton, seeking 15th term, faces Democratic challenger in DC primary

Eleanor Holmes Norton has been in Congress so long she can’t immediately recall how many terms she has served. But she knows one thing: She will win another one this year.
And that’s part of the problem, according to Kim R. Ford, a 37-year-old former Obama administration official running an underdog campaign to challenge Norton for the Democratic nomination in the June 19 primary.
“Yes, there was a time when we needed a warrior on the Hill to start the fight, to elevate the fight, but now we have to win it,” Ford said of statehood, pounding her fist …

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