Carper Reintroduces Bill To Make D.C. Nation's 51st StateSen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation's 51st state.
DC Statehood To Get Hearing On Capitol HillThe long-dormant debate over statehood for the District of Columbia is about to be revived on Capitol Hill.
President Obama On Statehood For DC: 'I'm For It'President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation's capital.
Inauguration To Be Platform For D.C. StatehoodDistrict of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District's lack of statehood and congressional representation.