Skip to main content
Updating results

Statehood

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. 

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.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News

News Alert