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Don't like Supreme Court rulings? Throw the bums out, some say

WASHINGTON Less than a week after the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on same-sex marriage and health care, Sen. Ted Cruz came out swinging against the court proposing a constitutional amendment designed to hold justices accountable through judicial elections every eight years. A backlash was perhaps not surprising from the conservative Texas Republican, coming in the wake of two rulings that were widely praised by liberals. But for those who would dismiss his action as a futile, knee-jerk reaction to the rulings, he is not alone in a desire for court reform with several recent polls showing a majority of Americans supporting term limits for Supreme Court justices. Lawmakers...

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