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Can David Cameron call a second election? How does that fit with the Fixed Term Parliaments Act?

Robert Hazell outlines how the Fixed Term Parliaments Act restricts the new government from calling a second election. He writes that if Cameron wanted to take a gamble to boost his slender majority, he would have to work within the confines of the Act given the likely complexities of any attempt to repeal it. 1,047 more words

Parliament

"Balancing Independence and Accountability of State Court Judges," By James L. Gibson

In recent times, social science scholarship on the selection and retention of state judges, especially high court judges, has exploded. The American states have become interesting again. 1,791 more words

Essays And Reviews

79 Members of Congress Have Been in Office for at Least 20 Years

This is from The Daily Sheeple. 

As long as I have been aware of politics and politicians I have argued for term limits.

As the years passed, I have concluded that the limit for Senators should be eight years and the same for the House of Representiaves. 1,129 more words

79 members of Congress have been in office for at least 20 years

Source: The American Dream | Michael Snyder

No wonder Washington never changes – 79 members of Congress have been there since Bill Clinton’s first term in the White House. 1,102 more words

Politics

Plunkett: Term Limits Will Increase Transparency and Citizen Engagement, Decrease Corruption

By Keith Plunkett | UCF Staff

When the United Conservatives Fund (UCF) was founded, it was done so based upon three core tenets; decentralization, federalism, and a high moral tone. 775 more words

Mississippi Politics

CEO exit schedules: A season to stay, a season to go

Cisco CEO John Chambers announced on Monday that he would step down in July after a full 20 years at the helm. While in office, he took revenues at the company from $1.2 billion to over $47 billion with a total shareholder return of 1632%, or 15% on an annualized basis. 1,314 more words

Leadership