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Tamyra Harrison

Tamyra Harrison

Tamyra Harrison is the founder and director of the non-profit Iowans For D.C. Statehood. She has been an Iowa resident fighting for statehood since 2015.

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Fishing out the truth behind 10 arguments against D.C. statehood

By: - July 11, 2020

A red herring has two definitions: A dried smoked herring, which is turned red by the smoke. Something, especially a clue, that is, or is intended, to mislead or distract. There have been a lot of red herrings used to argue against D.C. statehood. It is way past time they are called out with some […]