How a bill really becomes a law: What Schoolhouse Rock missed

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By Vox

“As Congressional gridlock and dysfunction worsen, Schoolhouse Rock’s “I’m Just a Bill” seems to be missing a few key steps. So [Vox] made a sort of sequel adding them back in, above, modeled off the steps of an actual bill — the DATA Act — that made it through the gauntlet of Capitol Hill alive. See each and every step explained in all its gory detail in our feature story on the bill’s passage.”

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