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Unformatted text preview: Treaties (wth Senate) Approval of legislation Comparative Executive Power Presidents are outsiders No Congressional Cabinet No guaranteed legislative majority Unified v. Divided government Presidential Power Power to persuade 3 audiences: Fellow politicians and leaders (bureaucrats) Party leaders and officeholders out of Washington (party grassroots) Public at large Popularity is key President v. Presidency President is one person Presidency refers to entire executive branch Massive staff of hundreds Staff have a great deal of influence Appointments Cabinet Independent Agencies Federal Judges Ambassadors Appointments for some by "patronage" Others by merit and ideology Racial balance Veto Veto message Pocket veto 10-Day Rule Line-Item veto...
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- Spring '08
- President of the United States, Presidential Elections, Electoral College Electors, Veto Veto message