Hardcover: 314 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (September 10, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 7824859
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Jeffrey E. Cohen asks why U.S. presidents send to Congress the legislative proposals that they do and what Congress does with those proposals. His study covers nearly the entire history of the presidency, from 1789 to 2002. The long historical scope allows Cohen to engage competing perspectives on how the presidency has developed over time. He asks what accounts for the short- and long-term trends in presidential requests to Congress, what substa...