How interactions with congress influences policy and legislation

How interactions with congress influences policy and legislation

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How interactions with congress influences policy and legislation Gov’t expands itself into society, intervening into the lives of citizens more Campaigning more, using election more as a means of connecting with constituents Congress’ preferences Gives a lot of power to president – budgets run everything (things that aren’t required by law) A lot of pushback on congress Presidents use executive orders almost like legislation – many things done through simple
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Unformatted text preview: proclamation of president President will rely on allies in congress to make sure that his agenda will be pursued When the party is in majority Usually both chambers go to one party or another Opposition party doesnt have a lot of motive to go along with opposite party on something...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2010 for the course PSCI 1101 taught by Professor Juenke,eri during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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