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Britain's House Of Lords Still Seems As Elitist As The Name Suggests

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When Parliament is in session, some may be overdoing it. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Miller reporting from London

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President Obama, accompanied by Commons Speaker John Bercow and Lords Speaker Baroness Helen Hayman, as he entered Westminster Hall. Nicholas Kamm /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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