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Our Odd Upper House: The U.S. Senate's Peculiarities Don't End With the Filibuster

Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D.

When viewed from an international perspective, three other features -- the extraordinary scope of its powers, its drastic misapportionment, and the exceptional weakness of its leadership structures -- make the U.S. Senate a true global outlier.

Want More Power? Move to Wyoming

Jess Coleman | Posted 08.16.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

We should have learned our lesson in 2000. We saw the firestorm that erupted when the candidate with the more votes didn't become president. People were outraged, and for a good reason.