What's in a name? For bills before Congress, names have taken on an outsized importance during the past two decades, and the title of an act can make all the difference in whether it becomes law or lost cause.
Lawmakers have deployed all types of strategies when naming bills, often imbuing them with an easy-to-remember acronym, a blatant jab at the opposition party, or a title that's tough for any elected official to oppose.
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Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.