Will the Golden State soon be gone? It sounds like California dreaming, but voters will now have to choose whether to split their state into three.
"We probably have more patriotic Puerto Ricans than almost any other state."
"The people of D.C. clearly deserve a greater voice in their own affairs."
Until we have statehood in D.C., my basic reproductive rights will continue to be under threat -- with or without HR 7.
To eliminate any jurisdictional confusion between Maryland and the federal government, the National Capital Service Area
The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.
Sixty-five years ago it was far from obvious that Israel would survive; it was even far from obvious that a Jewish state would be created in the first place. In 1947, I attended a most remarkable meeting.
In 2012, Puerto Ricans flexed their political muscle & proved their savvy in harnessing the power of social media. Will 2013 bring a historic transition for the island?
Puerto Rican voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure endorsing U.S. statehood, but will the vote hold up in the eyes of the U.S. Congress?
Senador Puertorriqueño has a lovely ring to it, and it's just the kind of moniker a presidential aspirant would love to tout if he's trying to pull off another upset in Sunday's primary. The only problem? Rick Santorum was my senator, and I've never heard of that.