Posts Tagged ‘DC Statehood’

Chris Christie on D.C. Statehood: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

The Republican said he hasn't really thought about the issue.

Ocean City Police Alerted about D.C. Statehood Beach Party

More than a dozen local activists are headed to Ocean City to canvass for statehood, and “Andy Harris is not invited.”

Trump on D.C. Statehood: “I Have a Conflict of Interest”

During an interview on "Meet the Press" Sunday, Donald Trump said he might support statehood for the District.

With Weed Legalized, Capitol Hemp Reopens for Business

Almost three years after it closed, Capitol Hemp is back in Adams Morgan.

Norton: Hillary Clinton Supports D.C. Statehood

“I have always been with you, Eleanor. Of course I support D.C. statehood."

District Line Daily: D.C. Statehood Gets a Very Brief Spotlight

Congress! Statehood! Don't get too excited.

District Line Daily: One Small Step for Statehood

Statehood gets a congressional hearing.

TSA Agents to Be Trained to Recognize D.C. IDs

File this under small victories: Transportation Security Agents will now be trained to recognize District IDs and, more importantly, recognize them as valid forms of identification. TSA says the three D.C. licenses currently in circulation will be part of the daily transportation security officers' shift briefings, according to a press release from Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, [...]

The Needle: D.C. Falls Victim to Liberalism

Damn Liberals: An Oklahoma woman called in to C-SPAN's Washington Journal Friday when Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton was a guest, and said the world is "just totally embarrassed at what liberalism has done to Washington, D.C." The woman cited the homeless people and the alcoholics she saw on the streets when visiting the city to support her thesis that [...]

District Line Daily: On Track

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Metro tested the Silver Line for a full day Sunday and during morning rush hour [...]

Eleanor Holmes Norton Isn’t Happy About TSA License Blunder

The argument for D.C. statehood gained a colorful anecdote yesterday when the Washington Post reported that a TSA agent in Phoenix questioned the legitimacy of a woman's D.C. driver's license because it was not "state-issued," as is required by law.
The story made waves in the D.C. pro-statehood sphere and Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (who, ahem, [...]

D.C. Vote Responds to Fist-Pumping Statehood Opponent

James Bopp: getting a little meme-y!
Two days after Bopp fist-pumped his way into infamy after convincing the Republican platform committee to oppose D.C. statehood, D.C. Vote has responded with a tweet saying that it, too, can double fist-pump, attaching this picture.
Now that this is going, the next step is for Bopp to respond with a [...]

Photo: One Week Later

Former Hunger Striker Adrian Parsons, 3900 Block Georgia Ave, NW.   Jan. 9th.
© 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Woman with Clipboard

1200 Block 14th Street, NW.   © 2012 Matt Dunn

D.C. Statehood: The TV Series

"Today Mayor Vincent C. Gray and D.C. Office of Motion Picture and Television Development Director Crystal Palmer will participate in a series of meetings with cable network executives in New York to attract more cable production to the District. Mayor Gray and Director Palmer also hope to encourage network executives to develop programming for [...]