The D.C. spending bill approved by a Senate panel this week would help the District government stay open in the event of a federal shutdown and would allow the city to place a statue of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass in the halls of the Capitol, advancing a pair of key priorities for local leaders.

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    ... would be placed alongside statues of other distinguished Americans and will be only the third statue or bust of an African American in the Capitol,” she noted in a statement. “This placement will be a fitting tribute to one of the nation’s most ...
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