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Amendment Would Allow Schwarzenegger to Run for President

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Amendment Would Allow Schwarzenegger to Run for President

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Amendment Would Allow Schwarzenegger to Run for President

Amendment Would Allow Schwarzenegger to Run for President

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Austrian-born Arnold Schwarzenegger is ineligible to run for president, unless an amendment to the constitution is passed allowing non-native born citizens to hold the nation's highest office. Sen. Orrin Hatch recently held a hearing on the idea, but some GOP conservatives are not behind a theoretical run by the California governor. NPR's John McChesney reports.