Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray (right) advocates for D.C. statehood in front of the New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs at the New Hampshire Statehouse.  (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray (right) advocates for D.C. statehood in front of the New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs at the New Hampshire Statehouse. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)