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Unformatted text preview: Monday October 17, 2011 The Presidency The Double Expectations Gap (KTR 289) The gap between presidential promises and the presidents limited constitutional powers The gap between the symbolic role as head of state and the political role of head of government Controversy at the Constitutional Convention Issues of Debate Re- eligibility Length of term The Election Process The Powers of the President Qualifications for Office Chosen by electoral college for a four year term Natural born citizen, at least 35 years old, and a resident for at least 14 years Succeeded in office by the vice president The president can be removed from office for treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors The Impeachment Process Begins in the House Judiciary Committee The Full house debates and votes on the Articles of Impeachment The Articles are sent to the senate where a trial is held A two thirds vote will result in conviction Executive Powers Chief Administrator...
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