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What is the citizenship requirement for the US senate?

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November 13, 2011 11:21PM

You need to have been one for seven years, but you don't have to be a natural-born citizen. Arnold Schwarzenegger could run for Senate and legally be elected, but he'd have to go to a state in the Midwest to do it--a Republican would not win election to the Senate from California but he could from Iowa or Missouri.