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Washington at Constitutional Convention of 1787, signing of U.S. Constitution by Junius Brutus Sterns. (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)

Why George Washington’s farewell warnings for a young American nation are still relevant today.

President Donald Trump in the East Room at the White House on Feb. 16, 2017. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
U.S. Capitol building

For starters, what’s the difference between lobbying and bribery?