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Debating the presidency : conflicting perspectives on the American executive /

Richard J. Ellis, Michael Nelson, editors.

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Names: Ellis, Richard | Nelson, Michael,
Published: Los Angeles : SAGE/CQ Press, [2015]
Edition: Third edition.
Topics: Executive power - United States. | Presidents - United States.
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505 0 |aResolved: the framers of the Constitution would approve of the modern presidency / pro: David Nichols ; con: Terri Bimes -- Resolved: the unitary executive is a myth / pro: Richard J. Ellis ; con: Saikrishna Prakash -- Resolved: political parties should nominate candidates for the presidency through a national primary / pro: Michael Nelson ; con: Andrew Busch -- Resolved: the president should be elected directly by the people / pro: Burdett Loomis ; con: Byron E. Shafer -- Resolved: the twenty-second Amendment should be repealed / pro: David Karol ; con: Thomas E. Cronin -- Resolved: presidential success and failure have more to do with political time than with a president's character and leadership qualities / pro: Stephen Skowronek ; con Fred I. Greenstein -- Resolved: presidential power is (still) the power to persuade / pro: Matthew J. Dickinson ; con: George C. Edwards III -- Resolved: Congress should be required to vote up or down on legislation proposed by the president / pro: William G. Howell and Terry M. Moe ; con: B. Dan Wood -- Resolved: presidents have usurped the war power that rightly belongs to Congress / pro: Nancy Kassop ; con: Richard M. Pious -- Resolved: President Barack Obama has followed President George W. Bush's approach to the war on terror / pro: Daniel Wirls ; con: Daniel J. Tichenor -- Resolved: presidential signing statements threaten the rule of law and the separation of powers / pro: Peter M. Shane ; con: Nelson Lund -- Resolved: presidential "czars" undermine Congress and the Constitution / pro: Mitchel A. Sollenberger and Mark J. Rozell ; con: Justin S. Vaughn and José D. Villalobos -- Resolved: the president has too much power in the selection of judges / pro: David A. Yalof ; con: John Anthony Maltese.
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