D.C. Vote Bill Sent To House Floor

Supporters Hoping For Momentum to Sway Leery Senate

A bill granting the District its first full-fledged seat in the House of Representatives passed the Judiciary Committee yesterday, clearing the final hurdle before a vote by the entire House, expected next week.

The House Democratic leadership has vowed to pass the legislation and send it to the Senate, where it faces an uphill battle. The House floor vote will mark the first time since 1993 that the chamber has considered a House seat for the ... Full Story »

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