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17th Amendment Repeal

Amanda Terkel

ALEC Drops Proposed Legislation Chipping Away At The 17th Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative American Legislative Exchange Council has chosen not to endorse proposed legislation that would chip away at the curren...

Emily Swanson

Even Republicans Don't Like The Right-Wing Plan To Stop Electing Senators By Popular Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

Repealing the 17th Amendment -- and returning to the days when U.S. senators were elected not by the people but by state legislatures -- is an idea th...

Amanda Terkel

ALEC Weighs Bill That Would Erode 17th Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conservative American Legislative Exchange Council is wading back into election issues, as it considers supporting a bill that would...

GOP Lawmaker Pulls Pre-1913 Bill, Delays Vote After Criticism

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

A vote on Tennessee legislation to require U.S. Senate candidates to be nominated by the state legislature was delayed Monday by the bill's own Republ...

John Celock

GOP Congressman Backs Ending Century-Long Practice

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Republican state legislators in Georgia who want to cease direct elections of United States senators apparently have an ally in one of the state's Rep...

WATCH: Colbert Lambasts GOP Candidates Who Want To Repeal 17th Amendment

Posted 08.21.2012 | Detroit

After a campaign marked by scrutiny and criticism, Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra got a painful scorching Thursday when Stephen Colbert dedicated a se...

Pete Hoekstra Wants To Repeal The 17th Amendment

The Huffington Post | Alexander Becker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

If Pete Hoekstra had his way, he wouldn't have to campaign for a seat in the Senate right now. Instead, he would simply be chosen by the state legisla...

GOP Candidate Makes Bizarre Call

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate in Arizona told party activists late last week that he is in favor of repealing the direct election of U.S. senators. ...

Constitutional Conservatives?
8 Self-Proclaimed Lovers Of The U.S. Constitution That Want To Amend It

AOL News | David Knowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does the U.S. Constitution grant Americans citizens too many rights? That seems to be the conclusion reached by some tea party activists and the cand...

Sam Stein

WATCH: DSCC Hammers Ken Buck For Supporting Repeal Of 17th Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In its first expenditure in the Colorado Senate election, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is going after Republican candidate Ken Buck fo...

Sam Stein

Ken Buck Clarifies Position: He Doesn't Want To Repeal 17th Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly nominated Colorado Republican Senate candidate Ken Buck clarified on Friday a statement he had more than a year ago in which he said he supporte...