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The Boston Tea Party

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Wednesday, 04 April 2012 22:23

Few Voters in DC Primary

It was a lack luster day in the District of Columbia as voters took to the polls in the April 3 Primary Election. The results – incumbents overwhelmingly held onto their seats.

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It has been a grueling month for District residents insulted time and time again by Republican congressional leaders attacking the D.C. Home Rule Charter. 

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With a seven-year effort to win a House of Representatives vote for the District now foundering, officials and activists are starting to wonder how to proceed with the city's decades-long fight for congressional representation.

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Eight of the “D.C. 41” — the group of activists including Mayor Vincent Gray who were arrested in April while protesting in favor of voting rights in the District — are scheduled to stand trial Tuesday.

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Wednesday, 16 November 2011 22:07

DC statehood activists convicted

Seven of eight D.C. statehood activists arrested in a Capitol Hill demonstration in April were convicted of misdemeanor charges Wednesday and ordered to pay fines.

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With fewer than a dozen words Monday, President Barack Obama made his most definitive statement to date in favor of District statehood, delighting both loyal supporters and longtime advocates who have questioned his commitment to D.C. voting rights.

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Sunday, 01 November 2015 14:44

DC Statehood Today on DCTV

Guests included: Anise Jenkins from Stand Up! for Democracy in DC / Free DC, U.S. Senator Michael D. Brown and Disrupt DC members.

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