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Independence Day -- But Not for the District of Columbia

Walter Smith | Posted 07.06.2016 | DC
Walter Smith

We've just enjoyed Independence Day in the nation's capital, a day when thousands of Americans came to the District of Columbia to celebrate the great freedoms claimed in the Declaration of Independence.

Let's Settle This Once and for All: D.C. Statehood Is Constitutional. Period.

Joan Shipps | Posted 06.16.2014 | DC
Joan Shipps

I pay taxes like an American. I should be able to vote like one.

GOP Congressman Makes Odd Comparison To 'Young Teenagers'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), who sits on the congressional committee that oversees the budget of Washington, D.C., compared the District's overwhelming vo...

Can Gary Johnson Push Mitt Romney To A 3rd Place Finish?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia voters: Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is asking you to help him come in second. Johnson ...

D.C. Referendum Advocates Get Ally In Congress

| Posted 10.05.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff As House Republican sources express displeasure at the D.C. Council's decision to pursue budget autonomy on its own...

Rand Paul Is Accused Of 'Stunning Hypocrisy'

| Posted 06.27.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Plans to mark up legislation Wednesday to give budget autonomy to the District of Columbia were derailed after a Re...

Issa Hopes For Happy Ending On D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Three months into the second session of the 112th Congress, dynamics are shifting on legislative efforts to give th...

Abortion Hangs Over D.C. Budget Autonomy Efforts

| Posted 02.27.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff The elation that greeted Virginia GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell's announcement last week that he backs giving D.C. control...

Va. Gov. Supports D.C. Budget Autonomy

| Posted 02.23.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff Giving momentum to the growing movement for D.C. budget autonomy, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) has signaled his ...