Rivals for Power Presidential-Congressional Relations

ISBN-10: 1442222581

ISBN-13: 9781442222588

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: James A. Thurber

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List price: $32.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

James A. Thurber is Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University. He is author or editor of numerous titles including, most recently, new editions of the classics, Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations (2009) and (with Candice J. Nelson) Campaigns and Elections American Style: Transforming American Politics (2009).

List of Figures
List of Tables
An Introduction to Presidential-Congressional Rivalry
Obama's First-Term, Legislative Presidency: Partisan, Not Personal
White House-Congressional Relations in a Polarized Age
Organizing the Twenty-First-Century White House
The Presidency and Congressional Time
The President and the Congressional Party Leadership in a Hyperpartisan Era
The President, Congress, and Lobbyists: Has President Obama Changed the Way Washington Works?
The President, Congress, and the Media
Presidents, Congress, and Budget Decisions
The Politics of Federal Regulation: Congress Acts, the President Hones His Policies by Regulations
The President, Congress, and Foreign Policy
Obama's Constitutional Conflicts with Congress
Congress and President Obama: A Perspective
Rivals Only Sometimes: Presidentialism, Unilateralism, and Congressional Acquiescence in Obama's "Ongoing Straggle" against Terrorism
Assessing Presidential- Congressional Relations: A Need for Reform?
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