Congressional Term Limits

Art Halvorson’s Stance on Issues – Congressional Term Limit and Pension

In 1994, the Supreme Court ruled in Term Limits Inc. vs. Thornton that individual states did not have the Constitutional authority to subject congressmen to term-limits, citing that only a Constitutional Amendment could enumerate such powers. In essence, the court defended the right for a career politician to stay in office.

As James Madison pointed out in Federalist 59, the Founders hoped that long-term experience would produce leaders of true character and excellent governing instinct. Unfortunately, more time in Washington seems to produce leaders of less character, rather than statesmen.

When elected, I will self-impose a three consecutive term-limit (six consecutive years), and I will not accept a Congressional Pension.

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