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Sen. Carper (D) introduces bill to make Washington, D.C. the 51st US state
Sen. Carper (D) introduces bill to make Washington, D.C. the 51st US state
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Sen. Thomas R. Carper has introduced a bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union, meaning if passed, the US capital would become the 51st state of the United States.