No Taxation Without Representation: Will DC Get a House Seat?

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From UPI


U.S. Senate to vote on DC House seat

Published: Feb. 15, 2009 at 8:07

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) — District of Columbia leaders say a milestone in their efforts to gain a voting member in the U.S. House of Representative is approaching.

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote this week on a bill to establish a House seat for the District, which includes the city of Washington, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

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