AIR DATE: Thursday, January 6, 2011
Reading of the U.S. Constitution (1 hr. 30 min.)
135 Lawmakers, from both parties in the U.S. House of Representatives, took turns reading the U.S. Constitution during the opening of the second day of the 112th Congress.
KEYWORDS: Legislative Branch, House of Representatives, US Constitution

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