Jun 26, 2020 · How Washington, D.C., could become a state — and why it probably won’t Jun 26, 2020 6:35 PM EDT
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2 days ago · WASHINGTON — The Biden Administration announced Tuesday that they fully support D.C.'s push to become the 51st state of the United States, according to a statement released by the Executive ...
Mar 22, 2021 · But those rights ended shortly after Congress moved into town and the new Capitol in 1800 and passed the District of Columbia Organic Act of 1801. ... to become a state. ... Washington, as a state ...
Apr 16, 2021 · Additionally, twenty-two state Attorneys General sent a letter Tuesday to President Joe Biden and Congress arguing Washington, D.C., cannot transition into a state via legislation, but only through the method of a Constitutional amendment. The primary arguments against D.C. statehood are: Our nation’s capital was always meant to be unique.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the White House unequivocally offered its endorsement to HR 51, the Washington DC Admissions Act. Under HR 51,
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1 day ago · A big talker in Washington D.C. this week is statehood for the District of Columbia as HR51 moves to the house floor Thursday. Lawmakers say they want to grant statehood to the more than 700,000 ...
Jan 27, 2021 · Washington, D.C. Won't Become a State, But Not for the Reasons NBC Claims. By Bryan Preston Jan 27, 2021 3:06 PM ET . Share Tweet . Share . Tweet . AP Photo/Mark Tenally.
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Jun 21, 2020 · The rest of the city would be rechristened “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth,” and admitted as the 51st state. Give the drafters points for ingenuity, but their scheme is too clever by half.
Jun 26, 2020 · The strongest argument against admitting DC as a state is that DC statehood would, at least on paper, exacerbate the problem of Senate malapportionment. If DC does become a state, it would be the ...