World : US House Committee Advances Bill to make Washington DC 51st US State

World : US House Committee Advances Bill to make Washington DC 51st US State

WASHINGTON, April 15 — A United States House committee approved legislation making Washington DC the 51st state of the US on a 25-19 vote, with supporters arguing that Congress has a moral obligation to give the city’s 712,000 residents the same rights as other Americans, reported Sputnik.


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