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House approves Washington, DC state by historic vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Four decades after launching its campaign for the US state, Washington, DC, it was on the verge of taking a step toward becoming the 51st state, as the House of Representatives approved its admission on Friday. The bill passed in the Democrats-controlled House by a 232-180 vote, …

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Trump administration considers ending Congressional review of arms sales: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration is considering ending a long-standing system for congressional review of foreign arms sales, congressional aides said Thursday, a plan that would face strong opposition from colleagues Republicans and Democrats. FILE PHOTO – United States President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference …

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