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  • Carper reintroduces bill to make DC nation’s 51st state

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state. Carper is a Democrat and a longtime supporter of statehood for…

  • Quest for statehood may go up Pennsylvania Avenue

    A street fight for statehood may go right to the White House.

  • Puerto Rico vote on statehood could embolden D.C.

    \”Statehood for the District would require shrinking the federal district down to the White House, the Capitol and the federal buildings, and ceding the (remaining) land to a new state,\” Md. Sen. Jamie Raskin said. \”That would be the same process as retroceding the District to Maryland.\”