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Lesson 1: Free Speech

The First Amendment to the Constitution does not impose, as some believe, “a wall of separation between church and state.” That phrase comes from a letter by Thomas Jefferson in 1802 to Connecti…

September 15, 2017

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Lesson 2: The Filibuster

During the battles over healthcare and tax reform, Republicans have sent themselves into contortions to abide by the “Budget Reconciliation” rules that allow the majority to get around a Democrati…

September 18, 2017

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Lesson 3: Independent Counsel

“The executive Power,” begins Article II of the Constitution, “shall be vested in a President of the United States of America.” No ifs, ands or buts about it. The Constitution limits the presi…

September 20, 2017

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