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House Set to Vote on DC Statehood During Week of April 19

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House Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced Wednesday that the House will vote on the D.C. statehood bill for the second time two weeks from now. Although it is certain to pass the Democrat-controlled House, its fate is uncertain in the tied Senate with GOP members opposing the measure. “The week of April 19th the House will take a historic step in righting the monumental wrong of denying the 712,000 federal taxpaying American citizens who live in the nation’s capital voting representation in Congress and self-government without congressional interference into local affairs,” Norton said in a statement. Last year, the House passed a D.C. statehood bill, H.R. 51, in a 232-180 vote, with no Republican lawmaker voting in favor of the bill and it later stalled in the GOP-led Senate. The effort for statehood, which would endow the citizens of D.C. full representation in Congress and control over issues that affect the …
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