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From Problems to Solutions

Unit 2

 

Processing solutions to societal problems into legislation is the key function of Congress. There is often little agreement on the problems government should tackle and less agreement on the most desirable proposed solutions.

 

Video: Members of Congress Outlining Problems and Solutions

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