HOUSE ENDORSES DC STATEHOOD BILL WITH PASSAGE OF ANTI-CORRUPTION AND VOTING RIGHTS BILL

The Daily Caller | 1/25/2019 | Staff
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives endorsed statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in American history with the passage of the Democrats’ sweeping voting rights bill Friday.

Holmes Norton has introduced a bill calling for some version of D.C. statehood every single term she’s served, but with 200 cosponsors, this is the furthest the efforts have ever gone.

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Schumer said the endorsement is about “empowering people… D.C. has had a referendum, they want statehood and we should have them be allowed to vote in federal elections– have congressmen, have senators, etc.”

Roger Pilon, director emeritus of the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies, has called endorsements...
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