"Politically, (retrocession) seems not to be on the table," Mr. Raskin said. "At this point, it seems as if the energy is still focused on D.C. statehood."
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Mr. Raskin said that while he does not oppose retrocession, he does not believe there is much appetite for it either in the District or in Maryland.