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D.C. set to get taxation with representation.

By Payson Schwin on January 2, 2007 at 3:20 pm

"D.C. set to get taxation with representation."

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“After more than 200 years of paying taxes, fighting in wars and abiding by sometimes arbitrary acts of Congress, Washington, D.C., residents are close to getting their first full-fledged representative in the House of Representatives.” The 110th Congress is expected to take up legislation to “increase the voting membership of the House from 435 to 437, giving new vote each to Utah” and D.C. “The 600,000 citizens of the district are still the only residents of a national capital in any democracy in the world without full voting rights.”

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