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What is the number one thing that mitigates how successful a president is at influencing public opinion?
Why would a strategic president ever want to make a public veto threat?
Congress may alter the bill to something the president is more willing to sign.
Which Constitutional Amendment changed the procedure for choosing the vice president?
The Twenty-Second Amendment limits the President to two, four-year terms. This was passed after which President was elected to four terms?
While they were cautious of giving the President too much power, the writers of the Constitution wanted the President to be able to act in case of a(n):
In 1997, President Bill Clinton used authority granted to him by Congress to veto a portion of the budget that provided preferential Medicaid treatment for New York, even though he signed the rest of the budget. What kind of action was this?
For how long does an Executive Order have the force of law?
Until the president or a successor retracts it, Congress nullifies it, or a federal court rules it unconstitutional or unlawful.
Formally, the White House staff is part of the
Executive Office of the President
During George H. W. Bush's term as president, both chambers of Congress were controlled by Democrats while the president was a Republican. What is this situation an example of?
How does the United States' level of inequality compare with other advanced industrial societies?
Monetary policy in the United States is controlled primarily by ______________.
the federal reserve board
Which economic philosophy advocates that the government take a noninterventionist approach to the economy, leaving market forces alone to determine the economic behavior of people and business firms?
The second wave of Federal involvement in social policy that took place in the 1960s under President Johnson is known as?
the great society programs
Taxing and spending decisions by governments are part of ____________.
US has______ generous social policy than other democracies
US has a _______ private social policy system
social security started in
major policy areas
poverty, social insurance, education, healthcare, housing and crime prevention
sell more, buy less
progressive vs. regressive tax
involves the supply of money as well as Arte the growth of the economy
stabilize economy: controlling inflation, GDP growth, interest rates
Gov't response to unemployment
low taxes means more money for private investments
influencing the bureaucracy
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