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|It has been more than four decades since the Congress of the United States has been able to summon the will to pass a major piece of social legislation. Not since 1965, when Medicare and the Voting Rights Act both overcame decades of opposition to become law, has Congress proved itself up to the task. The legislative drama du jour is the standoff between the White House and Sen. Richard C. Shelby|
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