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Few American adults support making Washington D.C. a state.

That is the result of a new Rasmussen Reports phone and online survey.

Just 29 percent of those polled support making Washington D.C. a state. Fifty-five percent oppose it and 16 percent are not sure.

There is more support for giving Puerto Rico statehood. Thirty-eight percent of Americans favor that idea while 46 percent oppose it.

Opposition to D.C. statehood has grown since last October when 34 percent supported DC becoming a state.

Of those Americans unaffiliated with either major party, just 28 percent support D.C. statehood.

Author: Jacob Hall