Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser pushed back against Sen. Ron Johnson's suggestion that residents of her city don't deserve statehood because they have a greater interest in the federal government than other Americans.
Don't be shocked to learn the Louisiana Rep's reasons for denying Washington, D.C. statehood are racist AF.
Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) on Thursday said that Republican arguments against statehood for the District of Columbia are "racist trash."
Another groundbreaker for the Biden Administration, as the White House officially backs statehood for DC.
HR 51 (Get it?) is approved by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, in one more step towards statehood for DC.
A member of a conservative think tank argued on Monday that residents of the District of Columbia don't deserve statehood because they already have yard signs and bumper stickers.
Democracy for DC 'On the Horizon'? Poll Shows Support for Statehood at All-Time High
No -- in fact, if you were to add four Democratic senators to the Senate right now, Republicans would still be in control, but your right wing relatives won't believe you -- because math is hard.