Marco Rubio: America Needs a Convention of States

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Speaking before an Iowa crowd yesterday, presidential contender and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio announced that he would push for an Article Five Convention of States in order to achieve new limits on the federal government.

“As President,” said Rubio, “I will put the weight of the presidency behind a constitutional convention of states so we can pass term limits on members of Congress and the Supreme Court and so we can get get a balanced budget.”

“You’ll never get it out of this Congress,” Rubio said. “This is the only way you’ll ever get term limits and a balanced budget.”

Rubio is the third presidential candidate to endorse Convention of States Project, a nationwide grassroots effort that is focused on using Article Five of the Constitution to institute constitutional reforms. Bobby Jindal and Mike Huckabee have also endorsed COS, while several other candidates have expressed their general support

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