Term Limits: A Solution to Congressional Gridlock, Lobbyists, and Voter Indifference to Elections?
In the United States, the average age of a legislator in Congress is fifty-nine.  This is problematic, as young people are impacted by the legislative decisions made by politicians nearly thrice their age. Elderly politicians have been successful in their long political tenure because of the incumbency advantage. One benefit to the incumbency is the relationship between political parties and incumbents, where the legislator pledges support for the party’s platform in excha