Discussion over D.C. statehood continues

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(WEHT) – A senate committee is holding a hearing on a bill that would grant statehood to the District of Columbia.

Republicans say D.C. isn’t large enough to be a state, but Democrats say residents of D.C. deserve equal representation.

An assistant professor of political science at Indiana University, Steven Webster, joined Eyewitness News to answer questions about the push for statehood in the nation’s capital.

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