[Ed. – Transforming the nation may be tougher than Dems imagined unless they decide to forgo the will of the people.]
Democrats in Congress are pushing to confer statehood on the District of Columbia, but most Americans are against the idea. In fact, statehood for Puerto Rico is more popular than statehood for the nation’s capital.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 29% of American Adults favor making Washington, D.C., a state. Fifty-five percent (55%) are against D.C. statehood and 16% say they’re not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)