House approves statehood for DC in 232-180 vote | TheHill

The House on Friday approved landmark legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C., in a 232-180 vote. The vote was historic, marking the first time either chamber has passed legislation to elevate the District to the 51st state — and empower its residents with long-sought voting representation within the halls of Congress. 

House approves statehood for DC in 232-180 vote | TheHill