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Should the District make it to statehood, two Republicans from the new state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, are unlikely to enter the Senate chamber and join him on his side of the aisle.Mitch McConnell needs to remember why Republicans are in such poor standing in D.C.|Colbert King|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Older polling has found that at least half of Americans oppose statehood, and that hasn’t really changed much.What Americans Think About D.C. Statehood, Anti-Asian Discrimination And LGBTQ Rights|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|March 26, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
This is not the stuff that makes the posters and protests and slogans in the District of Columbia’s fight for statehood.Could D.C. statehood reach all the way into the prison system?|Petula Dvorak|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
For anyone who has been in Washington for more than a minute, the arguments for statehood are well-worn territory.
Pierluisi believes now is his time to achieve what his party wants — statehood — because Democrats control Congress.AOC and fellow progressives counter push for Puerto Rico statehood, propose self-determination|Alexi McCammond|March 5, 2021|Axios
Even before the fighting started, Barzani asked his regional parliament to begin work on a referendum on statehood.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help|Thomas Seibert|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than 10 million Kurds live in Iran and Tehran fears Iraqi Kurdish statehood will encourage unrest among their own Kurds.
Since statehood, its vote has gone to a Democratic presidential candidate just once—and that was to Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.
Failed statehood is what happens when you sell out your own people to do a deal with the czar.Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame|Michael Weiss|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every move that might appear to encourage Palestinian statehood, beginning with the prisoner release, improves his position.How Netanyahu Eased The Pressure Without Giving Much Up|Elisheva Goldberg|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Virginia gave the necessary consent for the independence of Kentucky, required before statehood could be granted.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
He remembers Orion, who had been officially eliminated when Nevada had received statehood.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
By the year 1837 the great territory lying east of Lake Michigan was ready for statehood.
Illinois filled with equal rapidity, and attained statehood only two years later.
Her eyes were also on the Territory of Oklahoma, where a constitution was being drafted preparatory to statehood.Susan B. Anthony|Alma Lutz