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Rival Puerto Rico Bills Dim Democratic Hopes of a 51st State

25 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Two competing bills trying to end Puerto Rico's status as one of the world's oldest territories threaten to undermine each other - damping hopes that the island might become the 51st U.S. state and a decisive power in Washington.
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