Chuck Schumer

Top Dem Senate Challengers Silent on D.C. Statehood

Schumer has made capital statehood for heavily Democratic city a 'top priority'

A number of prominent 2020 Democratic Senate challengers have refused to take a position on D.C. statehood after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) called the issue a "top priority" should his party gain control of the upper chamber.