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On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal filed by DC residents seeking a vote in the House of Representatives.
DC residents do not have a constitutional right to vote in Congress, according to the Supreme Court.
Although DC was never intended to be a permanent residence, the left has pushed for statehood and representation regardless.
The District of Columbia’s nonvoting status had been challenged by 11 individuals, and the Supreme Court affirmed a three-judge panel’s decision on Monday.