The Presidency 47

Dissenters from the Unitary Executive Theory argue that Congress can regulate any presidential powers that are not clearly spelled out in the Constitution – so long as Congress does not obstruct constitutional obligations placed on the presidency.

The Presidency – Quiz 3

Free course on the presidency. One paragraph per day. Which statements about American political parties are true? They have to be pre-approved by the government. They help candidates mobilize and organize people.  They help voters by showing how their candidates and policies are different and superior.  They can help sitting presidents build support for their …

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The Presidency 40

Extracted from our course Trust and the Presidency. 2.14 Money is power.  A president’s political assets can sometimes extend beyond leadership to include money.  Under today’s campaign laws, presidential candidates with sufficient excess campaign committee funds can influence federal and state elections. They can do so by directing some of their campaign committee funds to …

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