Unformatted text preview: • More veto players in parliament • PM usually doesn’t have veto power o Even if he did vote against his party, that would be bad b/c he’d get voted out by vote of no confidence • Recent Financial Bailout Bill: o Why did the second version pass? What happened to the bill? • There was a new requirement for insured deposits • Added lotsa pork so congressmen wouldn’t have to suffer so close to elections • No provisions(pork) then no votes o Provisions allowed b/c origin of congress’ power is dif from origin of pres’ pwr “I’m a good agent.” • In Parliamentary system: there’s a max # of yrs legislators can stay in pwr, but in btw elections, they can have even more elections (so have dif inter-electoral politics than presidential system) •...
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- Fall '08
- President of the United States, United States Congress, Presidential system