House passes D.C. statehood bill to put district one step closer to becoming the 51st state

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"You can fight the argument by looking at what the people want, they clearly want to be a state."- Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

U.S. Washington DC Capitol Building (AP Photo)

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why Washington, D.C. should be the nation’s 51st state and have full representation in Congress.

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