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The Importance Of Term Limits Of Congress

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Logically the most difficult kinds of legislation to get passed through the US congress are new laws and regulations that pertain to the congressmen themselves. This is why when it comes to term limits for senators and members of the House of Representatives, there has been little talk and no action at all when it comes to passing an amendment that restricts the number of terms those legislators can serve. While the Founding Fathers believed that amending the constitution was no small matter they did believed that “gentlemen planters” should take turns running for office and serving the nation – they did not believe that like Supreme Court justices that senators and congressmen should hold office for life. Some congresspersons have stayed in
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