Daily Archives: January 6, 2021

Mayor Hopeful DC Will Become 51st State If Democrats Win Senate

The mayor of Washington, D.C., is hopeful that D.C. will become the 51st state if Democrats win control of the U.S. Senate, she said Wednesday. Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about statehood on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,†as vote counting continued in Georgia. She said she was excited about what Democrat Raphael Warnock’s projected win means for D.C. residents.  “We know now…

4 Deaths Reported Around US Capitol Grounds During Riot

Four deaths were reported on or around the U.S. Capitol grounds Wednesday as angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power. A woman died after being shot by U.S. Capitol Police as the mob tried to break through a barricaded door in the Capitol where police…