Episode 6 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘Senate and states’

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From The Washington Post

In 1912, the U.S. Congress decided to approve a fundamental change to the Constitution by passing the Seventeenth (17th) Amendment, which ushered in the direct election of senators. Until that time, state legislatures rather than voters had been responsible for choosing these representatives.

Listen to the podcast (46:47), read the article and transcript: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/09/11/episode-6-of-the-constitutional-podcast-senate-and-states/?utm_term=.b3c2fbe5650b


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