Cynthia M. Allen: Ted Cruz is right: We need term limits for members of the House and Senate

Sen. Ted Cruz seems to have a penchant for improbable causes. If he’s not trying to audit the presidential election results, he’s seeking to amend the Constitution. This week, he joined five other senators in introducing an amendment that would limit terms for members of Congress. It’s a pie-in-the-sky attempt at political reform that has failed before, because what politician is going to knowingly truncate his or her own political career? A constitutional amendment needs to be passed by two-thirds majorities in both houses of Congress. It also must be ratified by three-quarters of state legis…

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