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23 December 2011

Wall Street Journal, Opinion

Historians have long debated who was the first person to call the U.S. Senate the "world's greatest deliberative body." Soon we may ask who was the last person to believe it. Our dysfunctional Congress has repeatedly failed to perform its duties under the Constitution to pass a budget, to advise and consent on presidential nominations, and, perhaps most tragically, to curb illegal handgun violence. In New York, we've recently seen only too dramatically the consequences... (GunPolicy.org)

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