Chuck Schumer

“Believe me. On D.C. and Puerto Rico, particularly if Puerto Rico votes for it — D.C. already has voted for it and wants it — I’d love to make them states.” Senator Chuck Schumer Fifty-two states: Schumer promises statehood for DC and Puerto Rico Key Democratic leaders, already mulling adding more justices to the Supreme … Read More Chuck Schumer

President Barack Obama

“By guaranteeing that every American citizen has equal representation in our government, including the American citizens who live in Washington, D.C., and in Puerto Rico.” “Once we pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, we should keep marching to make it even better by making sure every American is automatically registered to vote, including former … Read More President Barack Obama

Michael Bloomberg

A new future for Puerto Rico includes making it our 51st state Over the last few decades, Puerto Rico has been decimated by a mounting debt crisis, failed economic policies and mismanagement, a closed naval base that has left deep environmental and health scars, and a series of devastating storms and hurricanes. This month, a … Read More Michael Bloomberg

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