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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.