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D.C. Statehood Bill Tests Rand Paul's Commitment to Local Rule

Joan Shipps | Posted 04.15.2014 | DC
Joan Shipps

Sen. Paul is right to call for expanded voting rights in the United States. But, when politically advantageous, the Senator shamelessly inserts unwanted federal muscle into local affairs in a tax-paying, disenfranchised region of the United States that was never able to vote for him or any voting U.S. Senator.

Joe Lieberman's Big 'Symbolic Gesture'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A bill moving the District of Columbia toward statehood has been introduced in the Senate. On Wednesday, retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman ...

D.C. Leaders Testify In N.H. On 'New Columbia' Statehood

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's official push to attain full and equal voting rights in Congress has now arrived in New Hampshire. Granite St...

Snow Threat Postpones D.C. Statehood Mission

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's pro-statehood delegation trip to New Hampshire by members of the District of Columbia government has been postponed due to t...