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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.