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Two presidents are better than one : the case for a bipartisan executive branch

Author: David Orentlicher
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2013]
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"Can Orentlicher be serious in calling for a plural executive? The answer is yes, and he presents thoughtful and challenging arguments responding to likely criticisms. Any readers who are other than completely complacent about the current state of American politics will have to admire Orentlicher's distinctive audacity and to respond themselves to his well-argued points."--Sanford Levinson, author of Framed:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Orentlicher, David, 1955-
Two presidents are better than one.
New York : New York University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012039902
(OCoLC)818658794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Orentlicher
ISBN: 9780814724682 081472468X 9780814724453 0814724450
OCLC Number: 827948839
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 A Two-Person, Bipartisan Executive; 3 The Problem of the Imperial Presidency; 4 The Problem of Partisan Conflict; 5 A Bipartisan Executive and Presidential Decision Making; 6 Representation for the Public in Washington; 7 The Prospects for Adopting a Bipartisan Executive; 8 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; About the Author.
Responsibility: David Orentlicher.

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Demonstrates why the US needs constitutional reform to rebalance power between the executive and legislative branches and contain partisan conflict in Washington  Read more...

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