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  On government: A Jon Meacham essay

Washington is once again debating the efficacy of regulation and the role of the state. But as history tells us, America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial, and the government is attentive and engaged.

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  In perspective: Dred Scott and the Fourteenth Amendment

Jon Meacham explores the roots of the Fourteenth Amendment in light of recent efforts by Republican lawmakers to end birthright citizenship in the U.S.

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