@Gargron there are two legislative bodies in the US (sorry if you know this). The house of representatives: hundreds of people, passes tons of legislation, and then senate, 100 people (2 for each state).
But bills have to pass BOTH or they die.
The Senate does almost nothing. The US is ungovernable.
The US would have been much better off without the Senate, imho, even if it meant mob rule sometimes.
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