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  •  A transition period (2+ / 0-)
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    88kathy, WattleBreakfast

    And the House adjourning before elections are not mutually exclusive.  

    You could just have a rule, constitutional or otherwise, that the House permanently adjourns on Date X, and the new House opens on Date Y.  In case of an emergency between dates X & Y, (such as requiring a Declaration of War (not that we actually require those anymore)), have the ability to call in the lame ducks, but limit any activity to only that emergency.

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