Why aren’t there term limits for US Senators? I wonder if the founders imagined that someone might serve as a senator for any longer than 12 or 18 years, wouldn’t they necessarily have to get another job at some point or die of old age?

There weren’t term limiits for any office in the Constitution originally, which suggests something of the Founders’ attitude to the idea. Not that we should necessarily go by what they thought. 


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