Tue Oct 5, 2021 AT 10:39 AM EDT
The Supreme Court on Monday decided against hearing a case from Washington, D.C., residents who are lobbying for representation in Congress.
The bench affirmed a ruling from a lower court that stated D.C. residents are not entitled to voting representation in the House of Representatives.
In a brief unsigned order Monday, the justices cited a Supreme Court decision from 2000, which concluded that the Constitution does not require that D.C. must have a right to a vote in Congress. Read Full Story