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US Congress approves new state

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US Congress approves new state

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US capital may become a separate state

From an administrative point of view, Washington is currently considered the District of Columbia, which is not part of any state.

Most members of the House of Representatives supported the bill to grant the US capital Washington the status of a separate state, CNN reported.

232 congressmen approved the project, and 180 were opposed. 180. The representatives of the Democratic Party supported the idea, and the Republicans were against.

From an administrative point of view, Washington is currently considered the District of Columbia, which is not part of any state.

Eleanor Holmes Norton, representative of the Democratic Party, the author of the bill, claims that the formation of a separate state has a political and demographic justification.

It was previously reported that in Washington a section of the street leading to the White House was named after the anti-racism movement.

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