D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said she doesnt have any reason to think Republicans will stop with just the social riders already included in a D.C. appropriations bill.
Norton said she is focusing her efforts to rebuff the proposed abortion policy, or other potential riders, on influencing the Senate and the White House, where she said she has met with several officials to discuss District issues.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.