Pros And Cons Of Term Limits

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Term limits are the limits on a term an elected official can serve. Some officials, like the president, have two terms but some, like senators, don 't have any term limits. A pro of having term limits is allowing new people to be in congress. New people bring new ideas and it prevents old officials from making a career out of what they are doing. Being in congress is not suppose to be a career; its suppose to be more like a temporary job. Another pro is it reduces problems. For example, some congress members like the power that they have and they start to misuse it. A con of having term limits is getting rid of the experienced members. Newer people may bring new ideas but they need time to figure out how the system works. The time that they
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