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    US Senator Ted Cruz and House Representative Ron DeSantis proposed an amendment to the constitution to put a cap on terms that members of Congress may serve, the lawmakers said in a joint press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The poposed amendment will limit US senators to two six-year terms and members of the US House of Representatives to three two-year terms.

    “[Cruz and DeSantis] today proposed an amendment to the US Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress,” the release stated on Tuesday.

    Placing term limits would be a first step toward reforming Capitol Hill- or draining the swamp — DeSantis stated in the release.

    A Rasmussen survey conducted in October found that 74 percent of Americans support term limits for members of Congress, the release stated.

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