The United Federal Republic of New Columbia is the result of the former American House of Representatives and senate uniting to declare Washington, District of Columbia independent as a sovereign, self-governed state. New Columbia's government has remained under Democratic Party majority favoring left-wing policies since establishing independence.
The first officially recognized city is comprised mostly of the former D.C. Remaining the seat of the federal government of the newly independent state.
Shortly following behind New Columbia, the local government of the bordering Maryland town of Potomac declared independence from the state of Maryland, effectively withdrawing from the US at the Same time. New Columbia agreed to protect both Potomac's defense and economic growth as an Incorporated Dependent Territory, establishing the incorporated Potomac Territory, The Federal Republic of New Columbia.