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Politics of the United States
Gov Unit 5
President and stuff
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Brought about by the Jefferson/Burr tie, stated that presidential and vice-presidential nominees would run on the same party ticket. Before that time, all of the candidates ran against each other, with the winner becoming president and second-place becoming vice-president.
1933 - Advanced Presidential Inaugurations from March 4th to Jan. 20, shortened the "lame duck" period.
1951-A president can only have 2 terms in office.
Adopted in 1967 to establish procedures for filling vacancies in the office of president and vice president as well as providing for procedures to deal with the disability of a president.
Ad Hoc Structure
A method of organizing a president's staff in which several task forces, committees, and informal groups of friends and advisers deal directly with the president
A general pardon for an offense against a government; in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution.
A power shared between the president and Congress. The president can appoint ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, and judges of the Supreme Court with senatorial approval.
Budget and Impoundment Control Act (1974)
Established congressional budget committees and the congressional budget office, and gave Congress the power to prevent the president from refusing to fund congressional initiatives.
Bush v. Gore (2000)
Use of 14th Amendment's equal protection clause to stop the Florida recount in the election of 2000, meant Bush won.
A group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constitution, although every president has had one. Today it is composed of 14 secretaries and the attorney general.
The role of the president in recognizing foreign governments, making treaties, and effecting executive agreements.
Decides how laws are enforced; chooses cabinet members and advisors to help run the government
Constitution gives the president power to influence Congress in its lawmaking. Presidents may urge Congress to pass new laws or veto bills that they do not favor.
Chief of Staff
Head of the White House staff, who has continuous, direct contact with the president.
Chief of State
Ceremonial head of the government of the United States (president must award scholarship winners, light the ceremonial Christmas Tree, etc).
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