Washington DC Pays for Federal Representation and Deserves Statehood

Washington DC Pays for Federal Representation and Deserves Statehood

For the second time in a little over a year, the House of Representatives passed “statehood for Washington D.C.” legislation. In approved in the Senate, the appropriately named bill — H.R. 51 — would finally give American citizens who already bear the responsibilities of citizenship their full rights and privileges. H.R. 51 first passed on […]

National Guard Deployed in D.C. Amid Pro-Trump MAGA Demonstrations

National Guard Deployed in D.C. Amid Pro-Trump MAGA Demonstrations

The Pentagon approved Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s request to deploy D.C. National Guard on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. They will assist the city’s police force in anticipation of violence associated with the alt-right leaders’ history of inciting hatred. Bowser pointedly requested that “Washingtonians and those who live in the region stay out of the […]