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Initial Impressions of the British System: House of Lords & House of Commons

In Law on September 20, 2011 at 1:50 AM

In the United Kingdom, there are two precursors to the United States political system – the House of Lords and the House of Commons. Respectively, here we call them the Senate and the House of Representatives. For the first time, this past week I experienced watching the House of Lords in discussion from broadcast, on-line proceedings occurring September 15, 2011. C-SPAN often covers the Prime Minister’s Questions in Commons, but the Lords’ proceedings are not as readily publicized.
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