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D.C. statehood bill introduced in U.S. Senate

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Four U.S. senators moved Thursday to grant the District its longstanding wish -- statehood -- but the proposal is poised to encounter the traditionally heavy resistance on Capitol Hill that has stonewalled similar legislation in the past. "This bill seeks to end a longstanding injustice," said Sen. Tom Carper, the Delaware Democrat who authored the measure. "It is incumbent upon those of us who...

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