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The Top 5 Best Ideas for Constitutional Amendments

5. Term Limits for Congress

While the 22nd Amendment created a two-term limit for the presidency after FDR’s four-terms, there has been no such amendment created to address term limits for Congress. With the likes of Patrick Leahy (41 years), Orrin Hatch (39 years), Thad Cochran (37 years), Chuck Grassley (35 years), and Mitch McConnell (31 years) all serving 30+ years in Congress, it is pretty clear that special interests and stagnant thinking have become an impediment in our democratic process.

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