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Common sense justice for the nation"s capital

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

Common sense justice for the nation"s capital

an examination of proposals to give D.C. residents direct representation : hearing before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, June 23, 2004

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Representative government and representation -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Political rights -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15565874M
    ISBN 10016074248X
    OCLC/WorldCa57678845

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