POLS_110_-_Lecture_20

POLS_110_-_Lecture_20 - Things to Understand About the...

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Things to Understand About the Presidency: Important distinction between person and office Powers of the President have expanded over time Presidents can utilize high public opinion to force Congress to do what they want The majority of Presidents see a decline in approval over time Midterm elections usually bring more opposition to the President into Congress
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Presidential Succession President Vice President Speaker of the House President Pro Tem of the Senate
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Chapter 13: THE BUREAUCRACY
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What is a Bureaucracy? A social organization utilized to get things done (French for government by desk) Complex structure governed by principles to ameliorate a problem. The Bureaucracy we’re concerned with: Part of the Executive Branch that must respond to both the President and Congress.
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What Principles are we talking about? Hierarchy Division of Labor Patterns of Communication Expertise Rationality
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Types of Government Bureaucracies: Clientele: established to serve a specific group of people Maintenance of the Union: clientele is the entire US population Regulatory: established to oversee a given activity within the economy Redistributive: established to conduct exchange between us, benefiting some at the expense of others
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