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April 4th, 2011
The U.S. Constitution requires consensus. It divides power between two houses of Congress and three branches of government. They all have to agree.
And if they don’t — like now? It doesn’t work. “You are not going to solve any big problems without some sort of consensus,” former Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei (N.Y.) said. “That means you have to have bipartisans and moderates. Otherwise one side is going to undo what the other side did.”
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