Article Five Conventions

There was a story yesterday on Slate about a movement among the Tea Party to get the states to call for a constitutional convention and propose a variety of states’-rights amendments.  I wrote about this option in a short piece a few years ago and pointed out that both parties would eventually realize that a call for a constitutional convention about a specific issue could be a great tool for mobilizing voters in state legislative elections.  Maybe we have reached that point.

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