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House Democrats Pass Legislation to Make Washington, D.C. the 51st State

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The bill passed, 216-208, without any Republican support.

Democrats in the House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state in the union, a move that would almost certainly strengthen the Democrats’ Senate majority and bolster their ranks in the House.

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