Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Senate to Vote On DC Voting Issue

After two century wait, DC residents may get vote; By JIM ABRAMS; AP; 22 Feb 2009.

Call the nation's capital home, and for some 200 years you have paid taxes and gone to war for your country but you didn't get a vote in Congress.

Residents of the District of Columbia have chafed over their second-class status, and for nearly a decade many have displayed "taxation without representation" license plates on their cars to signal their outrage.

All that could change with key votes this week in the Senate...

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