A D.C. lawmaker plans to introduce a ceremonial resolution honoring comedian John Oliver for a segment he did on D.C. statehood.
D.C. Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton says she is happy for John Oliver’s help in supporting D.C. statehood.
“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver applied his brand of comedic political criticism to the issue of D.C. statehood Sunday.
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.