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Obama silent on D.C. statehood in inaugural speech

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President Obama didn't mention the District's quest for statehood in an inaugural address on Monday that evoked themes of equality and fairness, prompting D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to again call on Obama to discuss the city in his State of the Union address next month. Gray said it "would have been nice" for Obama to have mentioned his support for making the District a state, but he acknowledged...

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