House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year

House leader promises to bring DC statehood bill to a vote this year
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that a bill granting statehood to Washington, DC, would be brought to the House floor this year. “DC must be granted statehood,” the longtime Maryland congressman said in a statement this week. “The residents of the District must be granted the same protections as their fellow citizens in neighboring...