Repeal the 17th Amendment?

Season 2010 Episode 27 | 28m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Delegates at the Constitutional Convention voted to let state legislators elect U.S. Senators. But that changed in the early 1900s, when Idaho's Senator William Borah helped pass the 17th Amendment, which calls for direct election of U.S. Senators. Now Idaho's Republican Party wants to rescind the 17th Amendment. Supporters and opponents debate the proposal on this week's Dialogue.

Aired: 09/02/10

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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