Adela Pons, who immigrated to the United States from Venezuela, chattered excitedly with her friends and co-workers on July 16, 2017. That was the day she was finally able to vote against the policies of Venezuela’s president, Nicolás Maduro.
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What happens if large numbers of elected federal officials die or become incapacitated? Who runs the country?
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You would think that a book about the Constitution would not need to be updated on a biweekly basis.