Politics & Government

Fiorina vows to push for term limits in Congress

SAN DIEGO – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina told hundreds of GOP supporters Saturday that, if elected, she would push for term limits capping senators and representatives to 12 years in each house of Congress.

Fiorina also repeated her pledge to serve only two six-year terms herself in the U.S. Senate even in the absence of such a term-limit law.

Fiorina made the announcement at the California Republican Party's semi-annual convention, where delegates enthusiastically welcomed her to a luncheon also featuring GOP attorney general candidate Steve Cooley and insurance commissioner candidate Mike Villines.

Fiorina spent much of her 25-minute speech lambasting incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer as a career politician and promising to turn around the state's dismal job situation.

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