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House OKs Washington, D.C. as 51st state in historic vote
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.Continue reading
Registered voters split on whether Washington, D.C. should gain ...
a YouGov snap poll indicates that registered voters are split on whether Washington, D.C should be granted separate statehood (40%) or not (41%)Continue reading
House Passes Bill That Would Admit Washington, D.C., as 51st State
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 ...Continue reading
House approves statehood for DC in 232-180 vote | TheHill
The House on Friday approved landmark legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C., in a 232-180 vote.Continue reading
For the ﬁrst time, House backs Washington D.C. statehood
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 ...Continue reading
The House has approved a bill to make Washington, D.C., a state ...
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 ...Continue reading
House approves bill to make Washington DC America's 51st state
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 ...Continue reading
House approves Washington, D.C., statehood in historic vote
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 ...Continue reading
U.S. House passes bill that would make Washington D.C. the 51st ...
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 ...Continue reading
Washington DC could become a state sooner than expected
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 ...Continue reading
STATEMENT: Statehood for Washington, D.C. Is Long Overdue ...
Washington, D.C. — After the U.S. House of Representatives today approved a measure granting statehood to Washington, D.C., Neera Tanden, president and ...Continue reading
Why Isn't Washington, D.C. Already a State?
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 ...Continue reading
In Historic Vote, House Backs Statehood For D.C.; Trump And The ...
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.Continue reading
U.S. House on verge of approving Washington, D.C., statehood
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 ...Continue reading
¿Puede Washington DC convertirse en el 51 estado de EE. UU ...
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, ...Continue reading
House approves measure to make Washington, D.C. a state
Republicans have expressed opposition to the legislation, which is unlikely to be considered in the Senate.Continue reading
Statehood for Washington, D.C., passes House for first time
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.Continue reading
Cámara de Representantes aprueba propuesta para hacer de ...
El jueves, durante un acto celebrado junto a Muriel Bowser, alcaldesa de DC, la presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, aseguró que ...Continue reading
Cámara baja de EEUU vota para convertir a Washington DC en el ...
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 ...Continue reading
House passes bill to make DC the 51st state, but GOP opposition ...
The bill, aptly named "H.R. 51," would allow for the admission of a new state, called Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.Continue reading
House passes bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
Republicans in the Senate and White House oppose making Washington, D.C., the 51st state and giving its residents two senators.Continue reading
House votes in favour of Washington DC statehood in symbolic move
US House votes 232-180 to approve long-denied rights for 711000 residents of the US capital city in a symbolic move.Continue reading
Q&A: How Washington, D.C., Would Become a State
How the process works and what supporters and opponents say.Continue reading
House approves bill to make Washington, D.C., a state
The legislation now goes to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it faces insurmountable opposition from GOP leaders.Continue reading
DC Extends Citywide Curfew for 2 Nights After Unrest Continues
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 ...Continue reading
During D.C. Protests, False Rumors And Doctored Images Go Viral ...
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 ...Continue reading
INTRALOT on plans for sports betting in Washington DC
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 ...Continue reading
Washington, DC imposes 7 pm curfew after night of violent ...
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 ...Continue reading
D.C. mayor announces new curfew as city braces for several more ...
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 ...Continue reading
George Floyd death: DC National Guard called in - Live updates
Entire Washington, DC National Guard has been called in response to protests outside White House and other areas in DC.Continue reading
Viral Video Shows Peaceful D.C .Protestors Detain Rioter Causing ...
The unidentified man appears to be significantly older than most demonstrators, with gray hair.Continue reading
Fires burn near White House amid violent protests | TheHill
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 ...Continue reading
WATCH: Protest Near The White House In Washington, D.C.
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 ...Continue reading
George Floyd death: Washington DC hit by violent protests
The US capital sees some of the worst violence following the death of black man George Floyd.Continue reading
Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser: 'We've seen some of these ...
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 ...Continue reading
Weekend protests turn violent in Washington D.C. and other major ...
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 ...Continue reading
Washington prepared for several more days of protest, mayor says ...
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 ...Continue reading
Photos: Scenes from Washington, D.C., after peaceful protests ...
Secret Service agents rushed President Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, ...Continue reading
Bowser orders new curfew; 'Sad and angry' after destruction ...
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 ...Continue reading
George Floyd protests: Trump falsely claimed DC police weren't at ...
Washington, DC police were at the White House to protect it against George Floyd protesters. The Secret Service and Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed their ...Continue reading
DC Mayor Bowser responds to Trump's criticism over police after ...
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, said the city's police department would protect everyone regardless of whether the mayor agreed with them.Continue reading
D.C. mayor spars with Trump over city police response to White ...
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 ...Continue reading
Southeast Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing: DC Police
Southeast Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing: DC Police - Washington DC, DC - Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives arrested a suspect in ...Continue reading
DC protests over George Floyd's death continue for second day ...
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 ...Continue reading
Trump warns protesters as unrest sweeps America
President Donald Trump reacted to the protests and incidents of vandalism and violence ripping through several American cities by threatening to invoke the ...Continue reading
Mayor Bowser Calls Trump's Tweets 'Gross,' Addresses Protests in DC
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...Continue reading