Signs from a D.C. statehood rally litter the National Mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, a day after the 50th-anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington. (Emily Miller/The Washington Times)

Signs from a D.C. statehood rally litter the National Mall in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, a day after the 50th-anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington. (Emily Miller/The Washington Times)