Hillary Clinton: 'World Series champs should get statehood'
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Former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonValadao unseats Cox in election rematch Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College Federal workers stuck it out with Trump — now, we're ready to get back to work MORE expressed support for statehood for Washington, D.C., in a tweet Thursday, following the Washington Nationals' victory in the World Series the night before.


Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, joined a chorus of voices that includes several current Democratic presidential candidates arguing that the District should get full congressional representation and voting rights.

Statehood proponents point out that D.C. has a greater population than Wyoming and Vermont, but lacks voting members in the House or Senate.

The Nationals on Wednesday defeated the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 of the World Series. It is the Nationals' first MLB championship.