THE PRESIDENCY: 22nd Amendment?

For the first time in 14 years, Congress last week proposed an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.* It concerned presidential tenure. Under its terms, no person can be elected to the presidency for more than two terms, or more than one term if he has served more than two years of another President's unexpired term.

Thus the maximum term of any President would be ten years to the day. Gibed the Democrats: the Republicans had finally, and posthumously, been able to defeat Franklin D. Roosevelt for a third term. (The...

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