The United States has been hit the hardest by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Over one million people have been infected, while there have been over 58,000 deaths. Is the COVID-19 pandemic changing governance in the United States? Is it bringing about a different form of federalism? Maria Armoudian spoke with Sanford Levinson.

Sanford Levinson is a Professor of Government at the University of Texas. He is an expert in constitutional law and is the author of Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It).



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