Will the reading of the Constitution on the
House floor have an effect on legislation?
The new 112th Congress has already made a little bit of history, but on Thursday it looks to make some more with the first-ever reading of the U.S. Constitution on the House floor.
The reading is included as part of the new rules package passed by the House on Wednesday. Republicans have promoted it as a way to return members' focus to the country's founding principles. Read the full story.
January 6, 2011; 11:16 AM ET
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