April 23, 2021
House votes to grant Washington DC statehood
The House voted 216-208 to grant Washington DC statehood. The bill passed along party lines, and the outcome of a Senate vote remains uncertain (where the bill would need a 60-vote majority to pass). This story is from the April 23, 2021 edition of The New Paper – a clear, concise daily briefing that makes fact-first news easy to consume. Try it today.