DC Statehood

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2021

On Monday, “the House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing to consider H.R. 51, a bill sponsored by Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) that would grant statehood to D.C.” (C-Span)

The left supports DC statehood, arguing that DC residents deserve representation and that there is historical precedent for the addition.

The right opposes DC statehood, arguing that Democrats are attempting a partisan power grab and that there are alternatives to provide representation to DC residents.

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