January 13, 2015
PART I: INTRODUCTION
Welcome and Introduction.
A New Perspective on The American Presidency - An Institution Evolving.
Why The American Presidency Merits Our Attention.
Review of Course Syllabus and Course Requirements.
Review of Course R
The permanent campaign purpose to achieve the president.s capign policies and agenda.
The campaigning activity is ndivudalistic based where candidates seek the support of different
groups in an entrepenrual way. Sometimes it is by making policy commitment
General Election - Role in Presidency
Differences from a primary election: It is condensed- short eight to ten week process. It is
much broader, independents, centrists. It is generally a one to one campaign process. It is on one
day as opposed to a serie
October 9 notes
Transitions from campaigning to governing
- three distinct types of president
1. Party leaders who are worked their way up through the party and followed through with
party decisions. Kennedy, Johnson, Humphrey, 1930s to 1960s . Only outli
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