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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Atticus met her when he was first elected to the state legislature.
  • Furthermore, I couldn’t help noticing that my father had served for years in the state legislature, elected each time without opposition,
  • ...if I didn’t [defend him] I couldn’t hold up my head in town, I couldn’t represent this county in the legislature, I couldn’t even tell you or Jem not to do something again.
  • As if that were not enough, the state legislature was called into emergency session and Atticus left us for two weeks.
  • Atticus’s gone all day and sometimes half the night and off in the legislature and I don’t know what—
  • There was one odd thing, though, that I never understood: in spite of Atticus’s shortcomings as a parent, people were content to re-elect him to the state legislature that year, as usual, without opposition.

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  • The state legislature passed a law to increase the minimum wage, but the governor vetoed it while claiming it would reduce the number of entry-level jobs for young people.
  • She is running for the state legislature.

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