Lecture 9_21 - The Executive Branch 9/21 Lecture Outline...

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The Executive Branch The Executive Branch 9/21 Lecture Outline 1:30: Incumbency and Elections Executive Branch Organization Presidential Powers Expansion of and Limits on Power
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What are the sources of the incumbency advantage? Visits to district Franking Media Fundraising Casework Pork barrel
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What are the effects of the incumbency advantage? Less accountability Fewer women and minorities Open seats are best shot
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Elections Candidate-centered Yet party still matters
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Executive Branch Organization, I President Executive Office of the President 15 Cabinet Departments Agencies, Regulatory Boards, and Government Corporations
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Executive Office of the President White House Staff Office of the Vice-President Office of the First Lady Office of Management and Budget National Security Council Office of Faith-Based Initiatives Etc.
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State Treasury Defense Justice Interior Agriculture Commerce Labor
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course POL 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture 9_21 - The Executive Branch 9/21 Lecture Outline...

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