Federal Government Institutions and Practices

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Congress and the Senatorial Saucer
by Mark Molli - Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 4:37 PM

The Framers of the Constitution intended Congress to be a deliberative body. This meant that it should thoroughly debate issues and avoid making hasty decisions. The bicameral structure of Congress made it difficult to pass  laws, especially at the whim of popular majorities. The U.S. Senate ...

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