Today, the House passed the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 (H.R. 1905), a long overdue bill that would give D.C.’s member of Congress full voting power in the U.S. House. People For the American Way President Ralph G. Neas released the following statement:
“We celebrate this enormous victory for the District of Columbia and for democracy. We congratulate D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and her lead cosponsor Representative Tom Davis of Virginia for their hard work and determination.