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Northeast Corner of Colorado Seeks Statehood

Northeast Corner of Colorado Seeks Statehood

iStockphoto(WELD COUNTY, Colo.) — The northeastern corner of Colorado could be the 51st state if its residents have their way.
Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway told ABC News that his constituents feel “ignored and disenfranchised” by t…

Puerto Rico Statehood Experts Challenge Voting Results

Puerto Rico Statehood Experts Challenge Voting Results

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A vote in Puerto Rico over the island’s status as a U.S. territory has triggered a fierce debate over whether a majority voted to become the 51st state.The island territory has been debating the issue for decades …

Romney Will Back Puerto Ricans’ Desire for Statehood

Romney Will Back Puerto Ricans’ Desire for Statehood

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Landing in Puerto Rico on the eve of the island’s weekend primary, Mitt Romney reiterated his stance on its quest for statehood, saying he would support whatever the majority of the citizens …

Santorum Parades in Puerto Rico Amid Questions on English, Statehood

Santorum Parades in Puerto Rico Amid Questions on English, Statehood

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — With a jazz bland blaring island music and a narrator touting Rick Santorum’s conservative credentials in Spanish, the Santorum family led a pop-up parade in their honor down a main thorough…

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich Pressed on Puerto Rico Statehood in South Florida

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich Pressed on Puerto Rico Statehood in South Florida

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich(MIAMI) — Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were pressed Friday about their positions on Puerto Rican statehood at a gathering of Latino Republicans in Miami as the GOP candidates spar for Hispanic support in the final days befor…

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