Presidency in the United States

Presidency in the United States

by Gabriel L. Carreiro (Editor)

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Overview

Presidency in the United States by Gabriel L. Carreiro

This series gathers and presents original research in the study of the Presidency of the United States. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. Topics discussed in this compilation include the constitutional and institutional implications of presidential signing statements; an overview of the executive budget process; submission of the President's budget in transition years; how the electoral college works in contemporary presidential elections; the counting of electoral votes and an overview of procedures at the joint session, including objections by members of Congress; and a discussion of presidential appointee positions requiring Senate confirmation and committees handling nominations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633212312
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
Publication date: 08/10/2014
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Senate Consideration of Presidential Nominations: Committee and Floor Procedure Elizabeth Rybicki 1

Chapter 2 Presidential Appointments, the Senate's Confirmation Process, and Proposals for Change, 112th Congress Maeve P. Carey Betsy Palmer 19

Chapter 3 Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview Vivian S. Chu 53

Chapter 4 Recess Appointments: Frequently Asked Questions Henry B. Hogue 83

Chapter 5 Presidential Authority to Impose Requirements on Federal Contractors Vanessa K. Burrows Kate M. Manuel 99

Chapter 6 Presidential Policy Directive 8 and the National Preparedness System: Background and Issues for Congress Jared T. Brown 133

Index 167

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