Author: manofenchantment

This is not the Senate the Framers Imagined

Below is an excerpt from a recent piece about the much debated Seventeenth Amendment. Roger Sherman, a convention delegate representing Connecticut, explained in a July 1789 letter to John Adams, the idea was that the ‚Äúsenators, being eligible by the legislatures of the several states, and dependent on them for reelection, will be vigilant in […]