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Flynn: Congress Should Be Bigger

Brian Flynn: In this age of bitter partisanship, it is not surprising that congressional approval ratings are at an all-time low. But how did our national legislature get to the point where only 10 percent of Americans approve of its actions? The answer: Congress no longer represents the will of the people, and it hasn't for a very long time. The House of Representatives has become another U.
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Congressional approval is up. But barely.

Politics / US Politics : 2chambers (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (8 months ago)

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