Do you think Washington DC will be successful in it's bid to become the 51st state called "New Columbia
I don't think there is anyway that will happen with our current political landscape. Republicans would never allow that to happen because it would tip the scale of power with 2 more senators and a rep for the Dems.
Now I agree that shouldn't happen. But DC should at least have autonomy over their own budget and not be beholden to congress.
This is the first article I found on Google after hearing about it at the DNC.