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Puerto Ricans voted for statehood. Will it happen?


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.

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