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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Cynthia Tucker argues that Congress should end the taxation without representation of Washington D.C. in her column, “District Of Columbia Deserves Respect:”

In 2009, when a staunchly conservative and visibly angry group of American voters launched a new political movement they called a “tea party,” I was more than a little confused by the association with a seminal moment in the early history of this country. The Boston Tea Party grew out of American colonists’ fury at a tax imposed by a faraway British Parliament whose members they did not elect.