Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Weird Rule that Broke American Politics

If you've been wondering why nothing gets done in Washington, you should take a look into the rules of the Senate. Vox explains the filibuster, which no longer works the way it was depicted in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, but is still a simple way to block legislation. These rules also highlight why it is so important to vote for your senators and representatives as well as presidents. 

Now we need an explainer that tells us how the Founding Fathers' original purpose for the electoral college has completely let us down. 

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