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The Advantages of a Lame Duck: Officials Should Do More in Their Last Terms

Lily Liu | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Lily Liu

An elected official's final term could be a great time for getting things done. All too often, though, this is just not the case as elected officials in their last terms -- a.k.a. "lame ducks" -- opt to ride on cruise control up until their last day.