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Friday, February 17, 2012

Reading the Bills

Our chapter on Congress notes that lawmakers often do not read the bills.  Representative John Conyers (D-MI)  has long been very open and candid on this point.

From a recent interview on the payroll tax extension:

From 2009 National Press Club remarks on the health care bill:

From an interview in "Fahrenheit 9/11" on the 2001 PATRIOT Act: