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  • National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration Part 2
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    National Constitution Center Freedom Day Celebration, Part 2

    The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia held its annual symposium exploring the relationship between the Constitution and freedom. The event also marked the launch of the center’s…

  • Michael Steele and Tom Perez Discuss Bipartisanship
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    Bipartisanship and Governance

    Tom Perez, the Democratic National Committee chair, and Michael Steele, the former Republican National Committee chair, spoke about the importance of bipartisanship in lawmaking and…

  • emIts Even Worse Than It Looksem
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    It's Even Worse Than It Looks

    In their new book, congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein examine partisan politics in the U.S. government. The authors contend that the level of “hyperpartisanship” has resulted in a…

  • emThe Parties Versus the Peopleem
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    The Parties Versus the People

    Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma (1977-1992), argues that America’s political parties have obtained too much power. He posits that the parties have…

  • Role of Courts in US Democracy
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    Role of Courts in U.S. Democracy

    Participants talked about the role of courts in democracies. Among the topics they addressed were judicial procedures, judicial elections, separation of powers, and case volume. They responded to questions…