Should Washington DC become America’s 51st state?

Washingtonians don’t have representation in either the House or the Senate, which has earned the US government condemnation from observers of international law. So how can nearly 700,000 people live in the world’s most powerful capital, but not have a voice in their own legislature? Guests: Walter Smith Executive director DC Appleseed Center for Law…

Washington DC Statehood: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Washington DC experiences taxation without representation. It’s also missing from rhyming state songs. John Oliver and a group of singing children fix one of these problems. Connect with Last Week Tonight online.. Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook…