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Capitol Perspectives: Second Term Governors
Posted By Janna On February 1, 2013 @ 3:44 pm In Opinion | No Comments
by Phill Brooks
Listening to Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address, I was reminded of a conversation I had with Gov. Mel Carnahan shortly after he began his second term as governor.
There have been just five two-term governors in Missouri history. Prior to the election of Warren Hearnes in 1968, Missouri’s Constitution limited governors to a single term — effectively making them lame duck the day they
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