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Harry Reid calls for end to term limits

Sen. Harry Reid took aim at two very different targets in his 20-minute address to the Nevada Legislature Wednesday: NV Energy and the state’s term-limits law.In his address, he described the term-limits amendment to Nevada’s constitution as “wrongheaded and counterproductive.” He used stronger terms in his post-speech news conference, calling term limits “very un-American.”“Elections are the only term limits Nevada needs,” Reid said.The 1996 amendment bars members of legislative bodies, ranging from county commissions to the Senate and Assembly, from serving more than 12 years. Those in executive positions such as governor and attorney general are limited to eight years.“In …

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