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Unformatted text preview: 5. Pardoning power a. They can grant reprieves or pardons releasing an individual from the punishment or legal consequences of a crime before or after conviction and restores all rights and privileges of citizenship. b. Nixon pardoned by Gerald Ford 6. Regulatory Policymaker (executive Orders) b. Partly Official/unofficial i. Legislative 1. Veto Powers (Official) 2. Convene Congress (Official) 3. Agenda Setter (Unofficial) 4. Negotiator (Unofficial) c. Unofficial Powers i. Leader of Party 1. Popularity a. Important to influence the decisions of Congress ii. Leader of Public Opinion 1. “Bully Pulpit” a. State of the Union Address b. Presidential Addresses, Interviews c. Press Conferences...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course POLISCI 111 taught by Professor Lupia during the Spring '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '07