Should Politicians Keep Doing the Term Limit Tango?

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California enacted term limits in 1990 to limit the power of incumbency and encourage "citizen legislators" to replace "career politicians." A new report says it's worked in reverse. The careers of professional politicians are longer than ever because they just skip from elected job to another. Is it time to reform the reform? We hear the pros and cons. Also, Anna Deavere Smith is back in town with a one-woman performance, channeling 20 people she's interviewed all over the world.  We'll hear what she's found out about human health and the importance of love.  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Rupert Murdoch on the witness stand.

Banner image of the room of the California State Assembly. Copyright © 2005 David Monniaux



Warren Olney