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Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in the U.S. Congress, Pedro Pierluisi, said that if he has taken a step forward to become the new leader of the pro-statehood PNP party, it's because he understands that's what Puerto Ricans want. continue reading »
The White House clarified its stance on the political status of Puerto Rico saying that the results of a non-binding referendum last month were clear, and it urged Congress to move forward on the matter. continue reading »
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said she would consider the possibility of Puerto Rican statehood if a bill to that effect should reach Congress. continue reading »
For the first time in their history, a majority of Puerto Ricans expressed support for U.S. statehood in a non-binding referendum on the future of the island's relationship with Washington. continue reading »