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Questions relating to the government or the politics of the United States of America

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The Constitution of the United States set forth the procedure whereby laws could be enacted. After the Constitution was accepted by the various states and the proper statesmen were elected, what was t …
asked Jul 30 '13 by Cory Klein
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From what I understand, the President can write executive orders telling people to do things. Wikipedia tells me that these executive orders "have the full force of law". If this is the case, why doe …
asked Jul 30 '13 by Cory Klein
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I understand that the Constitution is the highest law of the land and is set apart from other laws that are made. So when the legislature creates a new law that doesn't modify or amend the Constitutio …
asked Jul 30 '13 by Cory Klein
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Is there any statistical data about the amount of law enacted in the United States? For example, it would be very interesting to see how the number of laws over time has changed, how many laws there …
asked Jul 30 '13 by Cory Klein