Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state.
Using the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says the District “continues to be an attractive place to live.”
A D.C. attorney and the former executive director of the city’s chapter of the ALCU says he will file a lawsuit to prevent federal agencies from leaving the District if a statehood bill is not passed.
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.
The long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.
President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.
A man’s tweet about his girlfriend’s D.C. license being rejected by a TSA official at a Phoenix airport because D.C. is “not a state” went viral this week.
As thousands of people gathered near the Lincoln Memorial to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington this morning, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray used the opportunity to speak on behalf of D.C. statehood.