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Paul Strauss

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Paul Strauss has been a Washington shadow senator for decades. Jewish values still motivate his goal: DC statehood.

Being a shadow senator pays about as much as you’d think any job title with “shadow” in it would pay — nothing. It also comes with no congressional powers. Washington, D.C. has had two shadow Senate seats since 1990, filled by a total of only four different people, and Puerto Rico has had two seats since 2017. They all operate entirely outside of the official U.S. Senate.
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