A decades-long movement took a further step Thursday as the House of Representatives approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says the bill that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state is unconstitutional. Wilson is one of four lead authors of a 22 state attorneys general letter opposing a bill that would make the nation's capital the 51st state.
Before the November election, pressure had been mounting from the Democratic left to eliminate the filibuster, leading Republicans to charge t…
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is drowning. The island, so popular with tourists, is $123 billion in debt. That's more debt than the $18 billion bankruptcy filed by the city of Detroit in 2013. In May, San Juan declared a form of bankruptcy after creditors filed lawsuits demanding their money. A federal district judge appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts will handle the case.