Senate Democrats begin push for Washington, DC statehood

Delaware Sen. Tom Carper led a group of Democratic lawmakers Wednesday morning to reintroduce legislation to make Washington, D.C., a state. The bill, which Carper first introduced in 2013, would make the District of Columbia the 51st state in the union and give its residents full representation in Congress. While Washington’s residential population exceeds that… Read More Senate Democrats begin push for Washington, DC statehood