A D.C. Statehood Bill Has Been Reintroduced by Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats have reintroduced a bill that would give Washington, D.C. statehood. The bill, first introduced in 2013, was reintroduced by a group of senators led by Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.).

“This isn’t a Republican or Democratic issue; it’s an American issue because the lack of fair representation for D.C. residents is clearly inconsistent with the values on which this country was founded,” Carper said in a statement.  read more