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House OKs Washington, D.C. as 51st state in historic vote

1 week ago by erienewsnow.com

In a historic vote Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a measure creating Washington, D.C. as the nation's 51st state.

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House OKs Washington, D.C. as 51st state in historic vote
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Registered voters split on whether Washington, D.C. should gain ...

1 week ago by YouGov US

a YouGov snap poll indicates that registered voters are split on whether Washington, D.C should be granted separate statehood (40%) or not (41%)

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Registered voters split on whether Washington, D.C. should gain ...
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House Passes Bill That Would Admit Washington, D.C., as 51st State

1 week ago by Wall Street Journal

The bill will likely go no further this year as it faces stiff opposition in the Republican-led Senate and the White House has indicated President Trump would veto ...

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House Passes Bill That Would Admit Washington, D.C., as 51st State
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House approves statehood for DC in 232-180 vote | TheHill

1 week ago by The Hill

The House on Friday approved landmark legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C., in a 232-180 vote.

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House approves statehood for DC in 232-180 vote | TheHill
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For the first time, House backs Washington D.C. statehood

1 week ago by Boston.com

WASHINGTON – For the first time since the establishment of the District of Columbia 230 years ago, the House of Representatives voted to declare the city as ...

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For the first time, House backs Washington D.C. statehood
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The House has approved a bill to make Washington, D.C., a state ...

1 week ago by The Boston Globe

The House of Representatives on Friday approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., the nation's 51st state. Though it's likely to fail in the Senate, the ...

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The House has approved a bill to make Washington, D.C., a state ...
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House approves bill to make Washington DC America's 51st state

1 week ago by Daily Sabah

The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Friday to make the District of Columbia the 51st state of the United States, saying Congress has both the moral ...

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House approves bill to make Washington DC America's 51st state
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House approves Washington, D.C., statehood in historic vote

1 week ago by Reuters

Four decades after launching its drive for U.S. statehood, Washington, D.C., was poised to take a step toward becoming the 51st state as the House of ...

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House approves Washington, D.C., statehood in historic vote
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U.S. House passes bill that would make Washington D.C. the 51st ...

1 week ago by KTLA

House Democrats approved a bill to admit Washington, DC, as a state on Friday, marking the first time either chamber of Congress has advanced a DC ...

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Washington DC could become a state sooner than expected

1 week ago by ThePrint

The question of statehood for the US national capital has moved from being a marginal policy question to a fairly high-ranking item on the Democratic Party ...

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Washington DC could become a state sooner than expected
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STATEMENT: Statehood for Washington, D.C. Is Long Overdue ...

1 week ago by Center For American Progress

Washington, D.C. — After the U.S. House of Representatives today approved a measure granting statehood to Washington, D.C., Neera Tanden, president and ...

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Why Isn't Washington, D.C. Already a State?

1 week ago by HowStuffWorks

The residents of the U.S. capital, Washington, D.C., pay taxes, serve in the armed forces and contribute to the economic strength of the U.S. but have no voting ...

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Why Isn't Washington, D.C. Already a State?
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In Historic Vote, House Backs Statehood For D.C.; Trump And The ...

1 week ago by NPR

The Democrats who control the House want to make a political point with a vote to make the District of Columbia the 51st state. The GOP opposes it.

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In Historic Vote, House Backs Statehood For D.C.; Trump And The ...
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U.S. House on verge of approving Washington, D.C., statehood

1 week ago by Reuters

Four decades after launching its drive for U.S. statehood, Washington, D.C. was poised to take a step toward becoming the 51st state as the House of ...

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U.S. House on verge of approving Washington, D.C., statehood
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¿Puede Washington DC convertirse en el 51 estado de EE. UU ...

1 week ago by ElEspectador.com

Este viernes la Cámara de Representantes del Congreso de Estados Unidos vota para hacer de la capital, Washington DC, el estado número 51 de la nación, ...

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House approves measure to make Washington, D.C. a state

1 week ago by CBS News

Republicans have expressed opposition to the legislation, which is unlikely to be considered in the Senate.

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House approves measure to make Washington, D.C. a state
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Statehood for Washington, D.C., passes House for first time

1 week ago by Los Angeles Times

The move, seen by many as a racial justice measure, faces solid opposition in the Senate, but backers hail the vote as a major milestone.

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Statehood for Washington, D.C., passes House for first time
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Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta para hacer de ...

1 week ago by El Tiempo Latino

El jueves, durante un acto celebrado junto a Muriel Bowser, alcaldesa de DC, la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, aseguró que ...

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Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta para hacer de ...
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Cámara baja de EEUU vota para convertir a Washington DC en el ...

1 week ago by Infobae.com

La Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos vota el viernes para hacer de la capital, Washington DC, el estado número 51 de la nación, un reclamo ...

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Cámara baja de EEUU vota para convertir a Washington DC en el ...
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House passes bill to make DC the 51st state, but GOP opposition ...

1 week ago by USA TODAY

The bill, aptly named "H.R. 51," would allow for the admission of a new state, called Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.

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House passes bill to make DC the 51st state, but GOP opposition ...
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House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

1 week ago by CNBC

Republicans in the Senate and White House oppose making Washington, D.C., the 51st state and giving its residents two senators.

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House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
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House votes in favour of Washington DC statehood in symbolic move

1 week ago by Aljazeera.com

US House votes 232-180 to approve long-denied rights for 711000 residents of the US capital city in a symbolic move.

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House votes in favour of Washington DC statehood in symbolic move
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Q&A: How Washington, D.C., Would Become a State

1 week ago by Wall Street Journal

How the process works and what supporters and opponents say.

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Q&A: How Washington, D.C., Would Become a State
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House approves bill to make Washington, D.C., a state

1 week ago by The Boston Globe

The legislation now goes to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it faces insurmountable opposition from GOP leaders.

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House approves bill to make Washington, D.C., a state
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DC Extends Citywide Curfew for 2 Nights After Unrest Continues

1 month ago by NBC4 Washington

The U.S. Secret Service ordered the White House locked down Friday evening due to people outside the gates protesting the death of George Floyd, according ...

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DC Extends Citywide Curfew for 2 Nights After Unrest Continues
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During D.C. Protests, False Rumors And Doctored Images Go Viral ...

1 month ago by dcist.com

Some of the rumors claimed that authorities shut down cell phone signals in order to cover up violent police reprisals, but reporters on the scene say that is not ...

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During D.C. Protests, False Rumors And Doctored Images Go Viral ...
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INTRALOT on plans for sports betting in Washington DC

1 month ago by SBC Americas

Having already congratulated the DC Lottery on its sports betting launch, lottery supplier INTRALOT has announced that 2021 will see it launch its own digital ...

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INTRALOT on plans for sports betting in Washington DC
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Washington, DC imposes 7 pm curfew after night of violent ...

1 month ago by The Hill

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced a 7 p.m. curfew on Monday night following an outbreak of violent demonstrations across the nation's ...

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Washington, DC imposes 7 pm curfew after night of violent ...
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D.C. mayor announces new curfew as city braces for several more ...

1 month ago by Washington Post

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said Monday morning that the city is instituting another curfew as it braces for several more days of protests, and federal officials ...

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D.C. mayor announces new curfew as city braces for several more ...
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George Floyd death: DC National Guard called in - Live updates

1 month ago by Aljazeera.com

Entire Washington, DC National Guard has been called in response to protests outside White House and other areas in DC.

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George Floyd death: DC National Guard called in - Live updates
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Viral Video Shows Peaceful D.C .Protestors Detain Rioter Causing ...

1 month ago by Newsweek

The unidentified man appears to be significantly older than most demonstrators, with gray hair.

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Viral Video Shows Peaceful D.C .Protestors Detain Rioter Causing ...
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Fires burn near White House amid violent protests | TheHill

1 month ago by The Hill

Firefighters in Washington, D.C. responded to numerous blazes set intentionally by protesters in the city Sunday evening as protests over the death of George ...

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Fires burn near White House amid violent protests | TheHill
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WATCH: Protest Near The White House In Washington, D.C.

1 month ago by News On 6

WATCH: Fires broke out and tear gas was in the air at a protest near the White House in Washington, D.C. Sunday night. Protests continued in cities across the ...

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George Floyd death: Washington DC hit by violent protests

1 month ago by Yahoo News

The US capital sees some of the worst violence following the death of black man George Floyd.

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George Floyd death: Washington DC hit by violent protests
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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser: 'We've seen some of these ...

1 month ago by Today.com

In the nation's capital, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a citywide overnight curfew and activated the National Guard. She tells TODAY's Craig Melvin: “We recognize ...

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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser: 'We've seen some of these ...
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Weekend protests turn violent in Washington D.C. and other major ...

1 month ago by wmar2news.com

Monday morning ended a violent weekend of protests and riots in Washington, D.C. This comes after a black Minnesota man died in police custody on Memorial ...

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Weekend protests turn violent in Washington D.C. and other major ...
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Washington prepared for several more days of protest, mayor says ...

1 month ago by Washington Post

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said Monday morning the city was instituting another curfew as it braced for several more days of protests, even as ...

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Washington prepared for several more days of protest, mayor says ...
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Photos: Scenes from Washington, D.C., after peaceful protests ...

1 month ago by The Boston Globe

Secret Service agents rushed President Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, ...

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Photos: Scenes from Washington, D.C., after peaceful protests ...
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Bowser orders new curfew; 'Sad and angry' after destruction ...

1 month ago by WTOP

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered another curfew for the District on Monday, starting at 7 p.m., following protests in response to the death of George Floyd in ...

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Bowser orders new curfew; 'Sad and angry' after destruction ...
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George Floyd protests: Trump falsely claimed DC police weren't at ...

1 month ago by Vox

Washington, DC police were at the White House to protect it against George Floyd protesters. The Secret Service and Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed their ...

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George Floyd protests: Trump falsely claimed DC police weren't at ...
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DC Mayor Bowser responds to Trump's criticism over police after ...

1 month ago by USA TODAY

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, said the city's police department would protect everyone regardless of whether the mayor agreed with them.

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DC Mayor Bowser responds to Trump's criticism over police after ...
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D.C. mayor spars with Trump over city police response to White ...

1 month ago by Washington Post

Crowds protesting the killing of George Floyd clashed with U.S. Secret Service officers in the nation's capital Saturday afternoon, the second violent confrontation ...

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D.C. mayor spars with Trump over city police response to White ...
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Southeast Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing: DC Police

1 month ago by Patch.com

Southeast Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing: DC Police - Washington DC, DC - Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives arrested a suspect in ...

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Southeast Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing: DC Police
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DC protests over George Floyd's death continue for second day ...

1 month ago by WTOP

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser called out claims made Saturday by President Donald Trump that many Secret Service agents were “just waiting for action” and ready ...

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DC protests over George Floyd's death continue for second day ...
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Trump warns protesters as unrest sweeps America

1 month ago by Politico

President Donald Trump reacted to the protests and incidents of vandalism and violence ripping through several American cities by threatening to invoke the ...

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Trump warns protesters as unrest sweeps America
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Mayor Bowser Calls Trump's Tweets 'Gross,' Addresses Protests in DC

1 month ago by NBC4 Washington

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser addressed the District Saturday after protests were held in front of the White House Friday night over the death of George Floyd. She...

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Mayor Bowser Calls Trump's Tweets 'Gross,' Addresses Protests in DC