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22nd Amendment

The Public and the 22nd Amendment: Third Terms and Lame Ducks

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

Obama is prevented from re-election by the 22nd Amendment, which has limited presidents to two terms since 1951. The public is strongly supportive of this restriction, but more divided in their perceptions of the effect of the two-term cap on presidential second terms.

Hillary Clinton Bucks the Spirit of the 22nd Amendment

Stephen Kaus | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

If Hillary were striking out on her own, we would feel less this way, but that is not what she is doing. She is campaigning for a third term while invoking executive privilege as to what she did during the first two.

American Liberals' Chicken-ism Is Coming Home To Roost

Martin Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Having elections every two years for House members means that the only real work that the Representatives do following being elected is start working for their immediately looming re-election.