Oversight Committee Turnover Means Uncertainty for D.C. Home Rule Advocates

With Gowdy's retirement, local advocates brace for Jim Jordan taking helm of panel.

In this photo taken Nov. 3, 2016, signs supporting DC statehood are on display outside an early voting place on in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Voters in the nation's capital will decide next week whether they want their city to become the nation's 51st state. The referendum backed by Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to pass easily. But even staunch statehood supporters say they’re not sure of the path forward.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
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