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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Need for Statehood for Washington, D.C.
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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Need for Statehood for Washington, D.C.

This week on "The Tent," Daniella and Jesse chat with Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser about statehood for the district, the coronavirus pandemic, and the American Rescue Plan.

Muriel Bowser (D), mayor of Washington, D.C., joins Daniella and Jesse on “The Tent” this week to discuss the effort to make the nation’s capital the 51st state in the union, reflect on the coronavirus pandemic and the challenging year for residents in the district, and her optimism for how the American Rescue Plan can help make a difference in getting Washington, D.C., over the final hump. Plus, our hosts discuss the busy week Congress has had as we approach the one-year mark of the pandemic.

Learn more about the podcast here.

Daniella Gibbs Léger is the executive vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Jesse Lee is a vice president for Communications at the Action Fund. Chris Ford is the broadcast manager for Communications at the Action Fund. Adam Peck is the senior media coordinator at the Action Fund.

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Authors

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Executive Vice President, Communications and Strategy

@dgibber123

Jesse Lee

Senior Adviser

Chris Ford

Broadcast Manager

Adam Peck

Senior Media Coordinator


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