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The timing of the patriotic giveaway is also tied to this week’s National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s convention in Washington.

Pocket Constitutions have sometimes been considered the “it” accessory among members of Congress. Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) once said of his miniature copy, “Like a horse, it’s rode hard and put away wet.”

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