DC Statehood, John Barrasso, Muriel Bowser
Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming has warned that Democrats plan to “stack the Senate” by making DC a state. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.

The House is scheduled to soon hear new testimony in favor of granting Washington, DC, statehood and the right to real congressional representation. But the measure has no Republican support in the Senate, where it’s likely to die unless Democrats kill the filibuster rule.

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The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for WhoWhatWhy from these images: Muriel Bowser caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), body (Amaury Laporte / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), John Barrasso caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), hat (Jacob Nelson / Flickr – CC BY 2.0), cowboy (LBJ Library / Flickr), and logo (District of Columbia).

Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy District of Columbia.

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