Legislation that specifies the conditions and order of succession to the presidency and vice presidency when the president leaves office before completion of his term.
Office of Management and Budget
The organization responsible for preparing the federal budget and for central clearance of legislative proposals from federal agencies.
The power of some governors (and the president in a limited way between 1996 and 1998) to veto portions of a bill instead of having to veto the entire bill.
A legal system by which states select electors who then vote for the president and vice president.
A government in which one party controls the White House and another party controls one or both houses of Congress.
A form of veto in which the president fails to sign a bill passed by both houses within ten days and Congress has adjourned during that time
Applies the Bill of Rights to state and local governments by virtue of the due process clause of the 14th Amendment. Many rights have been applied selectively or one at a time through Supreme Court cases
Issued by Presidents to guide the agencies of the executive branch. Have the force of law. Often controversial for bypassing Congress. Limited in possible use.