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New Congress to Require All Bills to Cite Constitution

January 14, 2011 by NCC Staff


By Dr. Steve Frank

I heard from Publius 2.0 recently. He’s feeling bullish about 2011, expecting sales of The Federalist Papers to soar on Capitol Hill.

That’s because the incoming Republican House leadership – Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier, and Transition Team Chairman Greg Walden – have issued a Memorandum recommending that classic text to members of the 112th Congress and their staffs.


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