It's hard to believe that over 700,000 people, more than live in Wyoming or Vermont, are without representation in the United States Congress. Think about that for a moment. Meet Sen. Paul Strauss who has held the office of Senator of the District of Columbia since 1996 but has, by law, been denied the ability to vote or serve on committees to represent the people living and working in D.C. This event was organized by Iowans for DC Statehood. Click through and learn more and if you are interested here is a link to the Statehood site for, what many hope will become the 51st state, New Columbia.
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