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Congress Is Back

Scholars study its history to understand its problems

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June 17, 2013 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson told the New Deal historian William Leuchtenburg, "I am not for denouncing Congress all the time. I am not like ... you writers who think of congressmen as archaic buffoons with tobacco drool running down their...

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