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Obama Pledged to Fight for D.C. Democracy -- Here Are Four Ways He Can Do That

Walter Smith | Posted 04.13.2013 | DC
Walter Smith

Although D.C. residents pay federal taxes, fight in the country's wars, and are subject to the country's laws, they have no voting representation in the Congress that imposes those taxes, declares those wars, and passes those laws.

Morning Diversity News And Notes Round Up

Janell Ross | Posted 03.18.2013 | Latino Voices
Janell Ross

Maryland lawmakers are expected to consider a measure sometime in the next two to three weeks that could eliminate the death penalty and make the state the first South of the Mason Dixon line to ban capital punishment.

Councilmember Presses White House On Sensitive Local Issue

Posted 01.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A member of the District of Columbia Council hopes to send a renewed message to the White House about an issue of intense local pride. ...