Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez is currently backing statehood for Puerto Rico.
Puerto - Rico - Commonwealth - Territory - United
Puerto Rico is currently a commonwealth territory of the United States. Its citizens do not have the right to vote for president, and its delegate sent to Congress does not have the right to vote in the House of Representatives.
Perez recently told Politico of his support for full statehood for Puerto Rico. Two of Perez's siblings were born there.
Puerto - Rico - Sunday - Plebiscite - Statehood
Puerto Rico's Sunday plebiscite for statehood had overwhelming support for the island to become the 51st...