Monthly Archives: December 2012

District ‘Leadership’: Blurred Visionaries

To pick up on yesterday’s post, In Support of JoeMentum, it’s sadly fitting that today Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mayor Gray, and DCVote were all on hand to talk about the goal for early next Congress being having the District’s vote … Continue reading

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In Support of JoeMentum-2012

When Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) introduced the New Columbia Admission Act in the US Senate on December 19th, 2012 many statehood supporters (myself included) cheered the move. Yet, for some, mainly in the media the move was met with snarky … Continue reading

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S. 3696-The New Columbia Admission Act

On December 19th, 2012, Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Barbara Boxer (D-CT), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced S. 3696, the New Columbia Admission Act, in the US Senate. This bill would admit the residential and commercial portions of the … Continue reading

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Cynical Optimism for Senator Tim Scott

On the day that the DC Statehood movement lost a stalwart ally in Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) a new potential ally could have been appointed to the Senate. Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) named Congressman Tim Scott (R-SC) to fill the … Continue reading

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Ward by Ward, Neighborhood by Neighborhood!

Neighbors United for DC Statehood in partnership with the DC Statehood Coalition is embarking upon a Ward by Ward, neighborhood by neighborhood organizing strategy. With the District’s 134+ neighborhoods our goal is to have small statehood groups in each neighborhood educating, … Continue reading

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