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Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.D.) speaks along with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.D.) speaks along with other Native American leaders, Members of Congress, religious and civil rights leaders speak at a Change the Mascot campaign press conference on Capitol Hill to speak out on changing the name of the Washington Redskins, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Tuskegee Airman Major Louis Anderson Jr. holds up his Congressional Medal of Honor, presented to him by Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) during a Veterans Day Wreath Laying and Commemoration at the African American Civil War Museum on Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Monday, November 11, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Tuskegee Airman Major Louis Anderson Jr. holds up his Congressional Medal of Honor, presented to him by Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) during a Veterans Day Wreath Laying and Commemoration at the African American Civil War Museum on Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Monday, November 11, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Original Tuskegee Airman William "Bill" Fauntroy, right, watches as Rep. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.), presents Tuskegee Airman Major Louis Anderson Jr., center, with the Congressional Medal of Honor during a Veterans Day Wreath Laying and Commemoration at the African American Civil War Memorial on Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Monday, November 11, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Mayor Vincent Gray, right, walks up to the D.C. World War I Memorial on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 for an event with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton and a Washington, D.C. Navy mom talking about the inconsistent flying of the D.C. flag at military graduations. Holmes-Norton is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton, right, listens as Tomi Rucker, a Washington, D.C. Navy mom, talks about how she and her husband were saddened by the fact that the D.C. flag was not a part of her son's Navy boot camp graduation, when flags from the other states with graduates were present. Ms. Rucker joined the D.C. officials at the D.C. World War I Memorial on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 to talk about the inconsistent flying of the D.C. flag at military graduations. Holmes-Norton is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton says she is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton says she is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. She made this declaration at the D.C. World War I memorial on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, where she met with a a Washington, D.C. mom whose son is now serving in the U.S. Navy and said that she was "saddened" by the fact that every other state had a flag present as part of the boot camp graduation, but there was none to recognize her son. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton greets each of the 70 D.C. Army National Guard soldiers with the 273rd military police company returning from Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan after 10 months during a welcome home ceremony held in front of the D.C. Armory, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, October 16, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)