Puerto Rico has repeatedly voted against this.
Re: DC, you'll have an easier time simply retroceding the territory to Maryland, since that wouldn't require a Constitutional amendment.
The fact that you don't bring up retrocession is precisely what betrayal that this is about control of the Senate, not representation.
Also, there are several other American territories. What distinguishes PR from, say, Guam in your analysis that is definitely philosophically motivated and not at all about gaining power?
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