The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Bonnie Ewoldt
S-N Contributor 

Over Morning Coffee

Congress has drifted far from what the Founders intended

 

November 5, 2020



In January, our representatives and senators head to Washington to be sworn into office. The 117th Congress will be called to order, and the nation’s business will resume. The last session of the grand body had a public approval rating of 17 percent. Obviously, we the people are not pleased with the work, or lack thereof, in Congress. This legislative branch has become an exclusive club far from what the Founders envisioned.

When the Founders designed the three branches of government, they established a two-house legislature with the upper house being more aristocratic, and the lower hou...



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