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The Politics of D.C. Statehood | The Week | MSNBC

The House voted this week to make the District of Columbia America’s 51st state. While the bill’s future is uncertain, advocates are hopeful given the democratic majority in Congress. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, who represents the District in Congress, explains the challenging history of D.C. sovereignty and the reasons she feels that this time is different from previous failed attempts.

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