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For questions about the Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prevents changes in Congressional pay from coming into effect until after the next general election.

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Which of these two possible readings of the Twenty-Seventh Amendment is the correct one?

The 27th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States stipulates that: No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an ...