Washington Post: The Hidden Biases at Play in the U.S. Senate

Schar School of Policy and Government Associate Professor, Jennifer Victor, smiling

The Senate has many historic weaknesses. The current demographic imbalances hark back to early compromises in the creation of the Constitution that protected the continuation of slavery. “Keeping those power structures in place maintains a particular racial hierarchy that’s existed in the country for a long time,” said Jennifer N. Victor, a political science professor at George Mason University.

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