Saturday, March 29, 2008

US Election Explainer of the Day

Clinton-Obama, Obama-Clinton
How they could run together and take turns being president.

Akhil Reed Amar, a constitutional law professor at Yale, sees a loophole in the Constitution that would permit Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to share the presidency for four terms.

The Constitution’s 25th Amendment allows for a new paradigm of political teamwork,” he writes in Slate. “The two Democratic candidates could publicly agree to take turns in the top slot.”

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