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Mr. Joyner has also supported a modified form of retrocession wherein the District would remain intact as a congressional district and would retain significant control over its own affairs, though he acknowledges it would require a constitutional amendment.
"Because of the strange constitutional structure we have, statehood means a representative, which probably wouldn't be a problem, but it also means two senators," Mr. Joyner said. "And it just doesn't make sense to give a little rump of a city … equal representation to California."