The US' 51st State: New Columbia?

Sen. Joe Lieberman introduces bill, but little time left to pass

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 20, 2012 7:50 AM CST

(Newser) – Is it time at last to create a 51st state? No, not Canada. Four senators introduced legislation yesterday to turn Washington, DC, into the state of "New Columbia," reports Buzzfeed. Federal buildings and the mall would remain under Congressional control, but the rest...   Read full story »


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