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Puerto Rico vote on statehood could embolden D.C.

"Statehood for the District would require shrinking the federal district down to the White House, the Capitol and the federal buildings, and ceding the (remaining) land to a new state," Md. Sen. Jamie Raskin said. "That would be the same process as retroceding the District to Maryland."

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 08:01am EST

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