The Nation's Capital to Vote on Full Statehood

The Nation's Capital to Vote on Full StatehoodOn the ballot in the nation’s capital on Nov. 8: whether the District of Columbia should become the 51st state. D.C. is home to more than 650,000 residents who do not have a voting representative in the Senate, though they do have a delegate in the House, and all residents must pay federal taxes. The lack of a vote in the more senior house of Congress is a sticking point with many D.C. residents.

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