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Why the Rush on the Puerto Rico Statehood Bill? Something Doesn't Add Up

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

A new bill is designed to craft an artificial majority for statehood where none exists now. Every time the people of Puerto Rico have been consulted on this issue through a plebiscite they've said no to Statehood.

Puerto Rico -- the Next Red State?

Steve Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Garcia

If Puerto Rico becomes a state it would add 2 senators and 7 representatives to Congress; we can expect these members to come from the conservatives that hold office in the "state" legislature.