The House of Representatives just approved a bill to make Washington, DC the 51st state.
Grant Washington, DC a vote on the House floor.
The House of Representatives approved the DC statehood bill the other day, 232-180.
And, if DC becomes a state, it’s likely it would send two Democratic senators and one Democratic House member to Capitol Hill.
Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, a Democrat, argues that opposition to statehood hinges on politics and race.