Second Try Succeeds on D.C. Vote

Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
April 2007
National Journal;4/21/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p49
The article reports on the success of U.S. House Democrats in its attempt to pass a bill that would provide the District of Columbia with voting rights in the chamber on April 19, 2007. It says that the Democrats divided the measure into two bills to avoid Republican procedural moves that derailed the legislation in March. Also noted is that the two bills will be combined after enactment as a condition of the rule governing the floor debate.


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