What Would Happen if Washington, DC Became the 51st State?

“Among the political battles of the 2020s is the issue of statehood for Washington, D.C. The inhabitants of the District of Columbia, which is under federal purview, have argued that despite paying federal taxes and fulfilling duties such as military service, they are denied congressional representation. Their solution is statehood, which proponents — including 39 constitutional law professors at top universities — have argued Congress could accomplish with a simple majority vote.”

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