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Puerto Ricans voted for statehood. Will it happen?

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English - November 22, 2020 21:56 - 4 minutes - 2.11 MB - ★★★★ - 804 ratings
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Puerto Ricans voted 'yes' on a referendum asking whether or not the territory should become a U.S. state. But with control of Congress still yet to be determined and some in Washington making the issue of Puerto Rican statehood a partisan issue, what's the prospect of it actually happening? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner and non-voting representative in the US House of Representatives. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders