Voting on four different versions of a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on members of Congress, the House of Representatives failed to pass a single one. The spectacular defeat marked the House's first rejection of a key G.O.P. bill, with the usually disciplined Republican rank and file splitting, largely along generational lines. The proposal received little Democratic support.
Senate Rebuffs House
By an unambiguous vote of 100 to 0, the Senate turned down a radical House measure that would have barred most new federal regulations for the rest of the year. Instead, the Senate adopted a milder...