WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 22: Residents of the District of Columbia rally for statehood near the U.S. Capitol on March 22, 2021 in Washington, DC. On Monday, the House Oversight Committee is holding a hearing on legislation that the House passed last summer that would establish the District of Columbia as the 51st state. The District has a population of nearly 700,000 residents. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)