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

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by Andrew Prokop

This article and accompanying video adapts the how-a bill-becomes-a-law narrative to what Prokop refers to as “our polarized, dysfunctional Congress.” The article contextualizes and explores in greater depth the topic by providing a recent example of a bill that struggled to make it through Congress despite initial bipartisan support, but the video could also be used by itself or in conjunction with the original Schoolhouse Rock video, depending on the rigor of the particular course.



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