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Supreme Court: D.C. Not Entitled to Vote in Congress


The U.S. Supreme Court affirms an earlier ruling that D.C. is not constitutionally entitled to voting representation in Congress. The Court issued its ruling without a hearing, citing a precedent in a 2000 case in which the justices also ruled that D.C. is not entitled to voting representation because it is not a state. The ruling does not affect the fight for D.C. statehood. Congress could pass a law that gives D.C. a vote in Congress.