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Exploring The History And Effectiveness Of Sit-Ins And Filibusters

Mike Doyle
Democratic Representatives, including John Lewis (D-GA) and MIke Doyle (D-PA) sit on the House floor protesting the GOP's refusal to vote on gun safety legislation.

Representative John Lewis is leading Congressional Democrats in a protest of the House's refusal to vote on gun-control measures. What are the origins of House sit-ins and the history behind them? How effective have they been? Will this one work? Franklin and Marshall College Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs, Terry Madonna joins weighs in.   

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