First there was the “Taxation without Representation” license plate. Now, there’s a D.C. Olympic Committee that wants to send a team to the world games. The two projects are just the latest in a series of schemes to draw attention to the District’s lack of Congressional voting rights. Join Kojo for a look at their impact on the capital’s long-running push for the vote.


  • Jack Evans D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue
  • Sarah Shapiro Foggy Bottom resident who proposed the "Taxation without Representation" license plate slogan
  • Mike "Ice Man" Panetta District of Columbia Olympic Committee Chairman and Curling Team Captain

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