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The Nation's Capital Lobbies for a Vote in Congress

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The Nation's Capital Lobbies for a Vote in Congress

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The Nation's Capital Lobbies for a Vote in Congress

The Nation's Capital Lobbies for a Vote in Congress

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On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow the residents of Washington, D.C., to elect a full member to Congress for the first time in American history. The legislation still has a large obstacle in its way: the Senate.

Eleanor Holmes Norton speaks with Debbie Elliott about the issue.

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