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Posted: Sunday, December 2, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 5:31 pm, Tue Jul 22, 2014.

The American people reconfirmed on Nov. 6 that they are content with divided government. While President Obama had an impressive electoral victory and the Democrats picked up seats in the U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives remains under Republican control.

Although some public officials and commentators are downplaying the significance of the fact that Republicans held onto the House, this response to the election flies in the face of the constitutional status of the House as the most important “democratic” part of our national governmental system.

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