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Constitution Day — Point-Counterpoint

Point: Who Can Save Our Constitution? Only We, The People Elizabeth Wydra | InsideSources.com What is a constitution? A constitution is made up of words and sentences, explaining how a government should and should not operate, and declaring which people — and what values — a government should protect. A democratic constitution, however, means little

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Opinion: Take the Handcuffs off the Postal System

I’ll never forget the call from my local post office at 6 a.m. “We’ve got a package for you, Mr. Swanson – and it’s alive!” An hour later I was the proud owner of a dozen baby chicks that had traveled halfway across the country without harm in two days, from a Midwest hatchery to

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Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

Frustrated Senate Republicans re-upped their complaints Tuesday that Democratic negotiators are taking too hard a line in talks on a sweeping coronavirus relief bill, but an afternoon negotiating session brought at least modest concessions from both sides, even as an agreement appears far off. Top Democrats emerged from a 90-minute meeting with Trump administration officials

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