Like Don Quixote, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the city's nonvoting representative in Congress, was dreaming the impossible dream Wednesday when she introduced a bill to make the District the 51st state.
Norton, whose bill drew 116 co-sponsors - all fellow Democrats - acknowledged the obvious before a bank of television cameras, activists and city boosters.
"To be honest with you, we are not attempting to get Republicans on board now," she said. "They have a party line view on st
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