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House Approves Bill That Could Make Washington D.C. A State


On Thursday, the House voted on a bill that would allow Washington D.C. to become the 51st state. This vote comes as the bill’s advocates continue to push for D.C. to become a state for civil rights reasons. The district has no voting representation in Congress, though congresswoman Eleanor Holmes …

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U.S. Capitol Police Deny Request To Allow Sledding At Capitol Complex

House Passes New Bill That Would Target Election Tampering And Theft Following Jan. 6 Attack

Citing security concerns and COVID-19, the U.S. Capitol Police have denied a request to permit sledding on the complex ahead of an expected snowstorm. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton issued a statement on Saturday asking Capitol Police to allow sledding at the Capitol on Sunday and next week in anticipation of receiving snow …

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Washington D.C. On Lockdown Ahead Of Inauguration

Capitol Building

Washington, D.C. has decided to lock down the week before the presidential inauguration in anticipation of violence. The deadly riot at the Capitol on January 6th has “impacted the way we are approaching working with our federal partners in planning for the 59th inauguration,” Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser said on …

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Four Stabbed, 23 Arrested During ‘Stop The Steal’ Protests In D.C.

PRotests in DC

Tensions flared in Washington D.C. on Saturday night as ‘Stop the Steal’ protesters clashed with counter-protesters. CNN reports that at least four people were stabbed, and at least 23 people were arrested during the protests. According to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office, D.C. Fire and EMS transported eight people from the protests …

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Two Men Have Been Charged With The Murder Of 11-Year-Old Davon McNeal

Davon McNeal

18-year old Daryle Bond and 22-year-old Christian Wingfield were charged with first-degree murder, D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham confirmed at a press conference on Thursday. It is unclear if either of them has an attorney. Arrest warrants have also been issued for 19-year-old Carlo General, 25-year-old Marcel Gordon. “I …

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Grandfather of Murdered Washington D.C. Boy Slams Black Lives Matter Movement; “What About All The Black-On-Black Crime That’s Happening In The Community?”

Davon McNeal

The grandfather of an 11-year-old Washington D.C. boy who was murdered during a Fourth of July celebration is slamming the Black Lives Matter movement, declaring that they do not care about “black-on-black crime.” “Everybody’s just saying, they’re tired, tired of shootings in the community. Everybody’s running around here like they’re …

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Kodak Black’s Tour Bus Raided By FBI While Onstage In D.C.

Kodak Black

Kodak Black is currently on his ‘Dying to Live Tour’ and during his latest stop in Washington D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia and the FBI raided the tour buses while Kodak performed on stage at The Anthem. According to TMZ, the FBI attempted to enter …

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