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D.c. Statehood

  1. the national interest
    D.C. Statehood Is the Democrats’ Only OptionHoping to win by coupproof margins is not a strategy.
  2. the inside game
    Biden’s Stealth Strategy for Getting Big Things Done — Even With a Split SenateHe’s talked about his FDR-level ambitions. He tries to avoid talking about what he sees as the best way to get there.
  3. politics
    If D.C. Becomes a State, the National Mall Gets to Vote for PresidentThe constitutional quirk inside the push for a 51st state.
  4. the national interest
    Steve Scalise’s Ignorant, Racist Case Against D.C. StatehoodRepublican from murderous, corrupt state says D.C. has too much crime and corruption to be a state.
  5. the national interest
    Why Republicans Have No Good Arguments Against D.C. StatehoodGOP representative: “D.C. would be the only state in America without a car dealership, without a landfill.”
  6. voting rights
    Democrats Push Voting-Rights Expansion With Fresh UrgencyRepublicans will block the reforms, but at the price of underlining an authoritarian strain in their thinking that will outlive Trump’s presidency.
  7. vision 2020
    Would Biden Contest a Trump Electoral College Win?While there’s abundant evidence Trump is willing to contest an adverse election result, it’s unlikely Joe Biden would trigger a constitutional crisis.
  8. the national interest
    Tom Cotton’s Oh-So-Principled Case for Denying D.C. RepresentationD.C. statehood would leave the government defenseless if there’s another civil war! Really.
  9. d.c. statehood
    Congress to Vote on D.C. Statehood for the First Time in DecadesIt would likely take a Democratic Senate plus filibuster reform to become law, but the cause of making D.C. the 51st state remains alive.
  10. Kasich: Dems in D.C. Should Stay Disenfranchised“Maybe I’ll have to flip-flop my position, OK? I don’t know,” he added, bravely.
  11. 51st state
    Lieberman’s Last Hurrah: Statehood Bill for D.C.He calls the 51st state his “unfinished business.”