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Executive Office of the President

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Made up of the top agencies of the United States government, including the Office of Management and Budget, National Security Council, and White House Office, with the purpose of...

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leadership in Congress

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The two houses of Congress depend on many different types of leadership. The Constitution provides for presiding officers for both chambers: the Speaker of the House; the president of the...

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22nd Amendment

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The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution, ratified on February 27, 1951, limits the Presidential term. It provides that no person may be elected President more than twice. No Vice President...

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officers of the House and Senate

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The Vice President of the United States, various elected members of Congress, and elected staff members are the officers of the House and Senate. The Constitution assigns the Vice President...

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President pro tempore of the Senate

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

The Constitution (Article 1, Section 3) requires the Senate to elect a president pro tempore (pro tempore is a Latin phrase meaning “for the time being”) to serve as presiding ...

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salary

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences.

A regular payment, usually monthly, made by an employer, under a contract of employment, to an employee.

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Spiro T. Agnew

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Vice President

Born: Nov. 9, 1918, Baltimore, Md. Political party: Republican Education: Johns Hopkins University, 1937–40; Baltimore Law School, LL.B., 1947 Mili...

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succession to the Presidency

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If the President is removed from office because he has been impeached and convicted of a crime, or if he dies, resigns, or cannot discharge the powers and duties of ...

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Walter Mondale

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(b. Ceylon, Minnesota, 5 Jan. 1928)

US; US Senator 1965–77, Vice-President 1977–81, Democratic presidential candidate 1984 Educated at the University of Minnesota, where he took a...

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