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To: ReaganÜberAlles

I would say that you would need a state to disobey the 17th amendment and elect senators via the state legislature. This would set up a supreme court case which could negate the 17th amendment. Or since the constitution allows the states to choose senators maybe nothing will happen other than congress not allowing them to be seated. It would be interesting if a state had the cajones to do it.


14 posted on 11/21/2012 6:38:28 PM PST by PJammers (I can't help it... It's my idiom!)
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To: PJammers
This would set up a supreme court case which could negate the 17th amendment.

The Supreme Court can't overturn amendments, by definition.

This is yet another stupid waste of time and energy that has zero chance of ever happening.

16 posted on 11/21/2012 6:43:00 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: PJammers

I like your style. I just hope that there is one state that has the nerve to stand up and elect their own senators, and see what happens. Since the 17th was passed in 1913, I would love to see it happen on it’s 100th year anniversary ! !


19 posted on 11/21/2012 6:48:48 PM PST by aloppoct (stucnsf)
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To: PJammers; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; Clintonfatigued; sickoflibs; AuH2ORepublican
>>> I would say that you would need a state to disobey the 17th amendment and elect senators via the state legislature. <<



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25 posted on 11/21/2012 6:58:18 PM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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