Ask someone to name the three branches of our federal government, and you might reasonably expect that most everyone in our nation would easily be able to answer such a simple question.
Here was U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who served in the House of Representatives from 1981 to 1999 and who is currently the Senate minority leader, speaking back in 2011:
“You know, we have three branches of government: we have a House, we have a Senate, we have a president.”
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