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House nears passing historic DC statehood legislation

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The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives will vote Friday to pass a bill on District of Columbia statehood, the first time such a bill will pass either house of Congress. (June 25)
 
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The House of Representatives has passed a Washington, DC statehood bill. The bill is unlikely to make it through the Senate as Republicans oppose adding more representatives, likely Democrats, to Congress.

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