Constitution Daily

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Is economic turmoil creating a "democracy gap"?

December 5, 2011 By Todd Brewster

The clear, underlying message is that politicians elected by the people cannot be trusted with making unpopular decisions.

Say What?: "Extensive private talks"

October 25, 2011 By Holly Munson

A New York Times op-ed defended the use of close-doors talks for the congressional supercommittee. The framers of the Constitution might agree.

Q&A: A handy guide to the congressional "supercommittee"

August 29, 2011 By Donald Applestein Esq.

Here are 10 things you should know about the bipartisan committee charged with reducing the federal deficit.

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