Presidential Powers - Presidential Powers Constitutional

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Presidential Powers Constitutional Powers -executive -administrative -commander-in-chief -diplomatic -economic management -interpreting constitutional powers -delegating responsibilities Extra -popular leader -only official elected by entire country -party leader -can influence party platform -agenda politics -institutional presidency -it’s not just a person, but an organization President as a persuader *president and the media -Reagan: Teflon president -Obama, great with media and teleprompter -Bush: opposite of Obama -commentators can raise issues -48 million don’t have health insurance today (252 million have it) *president and national agenda politics -Bush: Medicaid drug plan, signed into office; medical savings account -January messages: state of the union, budget messages (action forcing cycles) -cycle is long enough to gauge public opinion -Clinton didn’t understand legislative politics *personal power and its limits -media, constitution, how much the public will bear – factors Executive Powers
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course POSC POSC343 taught by Professor Palley during the Spring '09 term at University of Delaware.

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Presidential Powers - Presidential Powers Constitutional

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