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By Paul Burstein

among one election and the following, participants of Congress introduce hundreds of thousands of debts. What determines which turn into legislation? Is it the general public? will we have govt 'of the folks, through the folk, for the people?' Or is it those that have the assets to prepare and strain executive who get what they wish? within the first learn ever of a random pattern of coverage proposals, Paul Burstein unearths that the general public can get what it wishes - yet mostly at the few matters that allure its realization. Does this suggest prepared pursuits get what they need? now not inevitably - on such a lot matters there's so little political job that it rarely concerns. Politics could be much less of a conflict among the general public and arranged pursuits than a fight for cognizance. American society is much more complicated than it was once whilst the structure used to be written that we might have to re-evaluate what it potential, in reality, to be a democracy.

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