Hearing on equality for the District of Columbia.


Equality hearing act of 2013


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D.C. Statehood Push


A renewed push by supporters to make the District of Columbia the country's 51st state. CNS-TV's Brendan Ponton reports.

Norton Calls for DC Statehood on House Floor, in Advance of DC Emancipation Day


In advance of D.C. Emancipation Day, April 16, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today, spoke on the House floor to call for statehood for the nearly 650,000 residents of the District of Columbia. She focused on official government figures that show D.C. pays more in federal taxes per capita than any state in the Union -- even though D.C. residents have no vote in the House and no Senators.

DC Statehood and Representative Democracy


DC Statehood and Representative Democracy
Washington, DC, established as a federal district to be run by Congress, is today a thriving city whose population exceeds that of some states. Yet its citizens do not enjoy full voting rights in Congress. In some states, citizens feel disenfranchised by voter ID laws.

DC Statehood Today Show


Guest: At-Large DC Councilmember Vincent Orange, DC Statehood Coalition Chair Jerry Clark: Hosts: Deneysha Reichard and Theodora Brown. Produced by Franklin Garcia.

Senator Paul Strauss and Mario Van Peebles DC Statehood PSA


US Senator Paul Strauss (D-DC) and Mario Van Peebles urge you to call your US Senator and ask them to support DC Statehood. DO IT! Part of the 51 Stars PSA Campaign to support Statehood for the District of Columbia.

Taxation without Representation: DC takes statehood fight to Senate


A Senate panel is taking a look at the possibility of turning Washington, DC into the 51st state. Over 630,000 people currently reside in the federal district, but have no representation in Congress. Residents have long fought for the right to have a say in the government that taxes them, but politics is a perpetual roadblock in their quest. DC Shadow Senator Paul Strauss joins RT’s Ameera David to discuss the fight and its implications.

Washington DC's new State Song, John Oliver


From the show Tonight with John Oliver

Senator Paul Strauss and Evan Handler  


Public Service announcement on DC statehood from Senator Paul Strauss (D-DC) and Evan Handler (Sex and the City, Californication)

Senator Paul Strauss and Actress Alexis Cara 


Actress Alexis Cara from the hit series Mixology urges you to "play your part" in helping DC become a state; Call your US Senator and Representative and tell them to support The New Columbia Admission Act

Senator Paul Strauss and Constance Zimmer from Entourage and Boston Legal


Constance Zimmer from Entourage and Boston Legal shows her support for equal rights for the people of the Nation's Capitol through statehood.

I'm Just a Bill (Schoolhouse Rock!)


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