Term limits

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, Stuart Rubio, left, signs a petition to limit lawmakers terms in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas was one of the first states to cap how long someone can serve in the Legislature nearly three decades ago, but competing term limit measures on the ballot next year could test just how far voters are willing to go in limiting lawmakers' time in office. In the legislative session that just wrapped up, Arkansas lawmakers sent voters a proposal that would rework the term limits on House and Senate members for the second time in the past several years.(AP Photo/Gareth Patterson, File)
April 28, 2019 - 10:27 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nearly three decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to cap how long someone can serve in the Legislature, lawmakers may find out just how far voters are willing to go to limit their time in office thanks to competing measures on next year's ballot. In the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, Stuart Rubio, left, signs a petition to limit lawmakers terms in Little Rock, Ark. Arkansas was one of the first states to cap how long someone can serve in the Legislature nearly three decades ago, but competing term limit measures on the ballot next year could test just how far voters are willing to go in limiting lawmakers' time in office. In the legislative session that just wrapped up, Arkansas lawmakers sent voters a proposal that would rework the term limits on House and Senate members for the second time in the past several years.(AP Photo/Gareth Patterson, File)
April 28, 2019 - 10:24 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nearly three decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to cap how long someone can serve in the Legislature, lawmakers may find out next year just how far voters are willing to go to limit their time in office. Arkansas lawmakers are sending voters a proposal...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 12:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has no plans to limit himself to one term if he's elected president in 2020. The 76-year-old Democrat told ABC's "The View" on Friday that his age is a "legitimate question" and that voters can decide whether he is up to the demands of the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his newfound political celebrity into a White House bid. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
March 14, 2019 - 2:43 pm
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Beto O'Rourke says he's open to remaking the structure of the Supreme Court so that it better reflects "the diversity we are composed of" as a country. Speaking at a crowded coffee...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves after the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 04, 2019 - 2:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — A year since effectively making himself China's leader for life, Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge, despite a slowing economy, a trade war with the United States and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power. As China's president and head of the ruling Communist Party,...
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Egypt's Parliament meets to deliberate over constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office till 2034, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019. Wednesday's session will lead to a vote later in the evening or on Thursday, after which the text of the amendments would be finalized by a special committee for a final decision within two months. El-Sissi's current second term expires in 2022. (AP Photo)
February 14, 2019 - 9:40 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to extend term limits for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi until 2034, part of a package of constitutional amendments also set to further enshrine the military's role in politics that will now face a national referendum. Of the 596-...
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Egypt's Parliament meets to deliberate over constitutional amendments that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office till 2034, in Cairo Egypt, Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019. Wednesday's session will lead to a vote later in the evening or on Thursday, after which the text of the amendments would be finalized by a special committee for a final decision within two months. El-Sissi's current second term expires in 2022. (AP Photo)
February 14, 2019 - 8:57 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to extend term limits for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi until 2034, part of a package of constitutional amendments also set to further enshrine the military's role in politics that will now face a national referendum. Of the 596-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s parliament debated a motion on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 05, 2019 - 2:50 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament advanced a proposal on Tuesday to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. El-Sissi led the 2013 military overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt’s parliament debated a motion on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool Photo via AP, File)
February 05, 2019 - 10:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament advanced a proposal on Tuesday to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. El-Sissi led the 2013 military overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist...
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February 05, 2019 - 8:14 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament debated a motion on Tuesday to amend the constitution in a way that could allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in office well beyond the end of his current term in 2022. El-Sissi led the 2013 military overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president...
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