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  U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > People > Officers & Staff > Vice President of the United States ...
Although the office of vice president did not exist under the Continental Congresses or the Articles of Confederation, the concept of a concurrently elected successor to the executive was not without precedent for the framers of the Constitution in 1787.
While vice presidents have used their votes chiefly on legislative issues, they have also broken ties on the election of Senate officers, as well as on the appointment of committees in 1881 when the parties were evenly represented in the Senate.
Of the fourteen vice presidents who fulfilled their ambition by achieving the presidency, eight succeeded to the office on the death of a president, and four of these were later elected president.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Vice_President.htm   (6125 words)

  
  President of the United States - MSN Encarta
President of the United States, chief executive officer of the federal government, leader of the executive branch, and the commander in chief of the armed forces.
The president and vice president are the only government officials in the United States elected by and representing the entire nation.
Although the president shares power with Congress and the judiciary, he or she is the most powerful and important officeholder in the country.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761571294/President_of_the_United_States.html   (1219 words)

  
 The United States Department of Justice - United States Attorney's Office
United States Attorneys are appointed by, and serve at the discretion of, the President of the United States, with advice and consent of the United States Senate.
One United States Attorney is assigned to each of the judicial districts, with the exception of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands where a single United States Attorney serves in both districts.
Each United States Attorney is the chief federal law enforcement officer of the United States within his or her particular jurisdiction.
www.usdoj.gov /usao   (272 words)

  
  President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the Constitutional Convention, the position of the President of the United States in Congress Assembled was dissolved and replaced with the positions of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and the President of the Senate and President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States (or a citizen of the United States at the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted), be at least 35 years old, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
The President is to be commander-in-chief of the army and navy of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_the_United_States   (5395 words)

  
 Vice President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vice President must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, at least thirty-five years of age and a resident of the U.S. for 14 years.
There is a strong convention within the U.S. Senate that the Vice President not use his position as President of the Senate to influence the passage of legislation or act in a partisan manner, except in the case of breaking tie votes.
The 12th Amendment discourages the Vice President from legally residing in the same state as the President, as Electors must vote for at least one candidate not in the same state as themselves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Vice_President   (3265 words)

  
 President of the United States of America - Wikinfo
The office of president was established upon the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788 and the first president took office in 1789.
The United States was the first nation to create the office of president as the head of state in a modern Republic, and today the presidential system of government is used in many countries throughout the world.
The President must be a natural born citizen of the United States (or a citizen of the United States at the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted), at least 35 years of age, and a resident of the United States for at least fourteen years.
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 cars - President of the United States
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States (or a citizen of the United States at the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted), be at least 35 years of age, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
The United States presidential line of succession is a well-detailed list of government officials to serve or act as President upon a vacancy in the office due to death, resignation, or removal from office (by impeachment and conviction).
The President's principal workplace and official residence is the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, DC.
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 President of the United States - Muppet Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
President of the United States - Muppet Wiki
The President of the United States is the chief executive of the United States of America.
The United States was the first nation to create the office of President as the head of state in a modern republic, and today the presidential system of government is used in several countries throughout the world, from Germany to Mexico.
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 cars - Vice President of the United States
To hold the office, the Vice President must satisfy the same constitutional qualifications as the President; that is, the Vice President must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, at least thirty-five years of age, and a resident of the United States for 14 years.
As President of the Senate (Article I, Section 3), the Vice President oversees procedural matters and is given the ability to cast a vote in the event of a tie.
There is a strong convention within the U.S. Senate that the Vice President not use his position as President of the Senate to influence the passage of legislation or act in a partisan manner, except in the case of breaking tie votes.
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 President of the United States - George W. Bush
The President rejected the roads of isolationism and protectionism and called for cooperation and courage in confronting challenges.
President George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States and was sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2005.
One of the principal purposes of the Cabinet is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of their respective offices.
www.whitehouse.gov /president   (862 words)

  
 USA States . com - US states Portal
President George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  
 Crooks and Liars » Olbermann: “The President of the United States owes this country an apology”
This President’s response included not merely what is apparently the Presidential equivalent of threatening to hold one’s breath, but — within — it contained one particularly chilling phrase.
President, former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the world is beginning to doubt the moral basis of our fight against terrorism.
And when a President says thinking is unacceptable, even on one topic, even in the heat of the moment, even in the turning of a phrase extracted from its context… he takes us toward a new and fearful path — one heretofore the realm of science fiction authors and apocalyptic visionaries.
www.crooksandliars.com /2006/09/18/olbermann-the-president-of-the-united-states-owes-this-country-an-apology   (1531 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (6-8): Branches of Government -- Executive Branch -- President of the United States
The President is the head of the Executive Branch.
The powers of the President of the United States are set forth in Article II of the Constitution.
The most one President can serve is two terms, for a total of eight years.
bensguide.gpo.gov /6-8/government/national/president.html   (656 words)

  
 Vice President of the United States - Richard B. Cheney
In November 1975, he was named Assistant to the President and White House Chief of Staff, a position he held throughout the remainder of the Ford Administration.
Cheney was elected to serve as the state's sole Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Vice President is authorized to nominate individuals to the United States Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies.
www.whitehouse.gov /vicepresident   (482 words)

  
 Welcome to the White House
President Bush's top priority is the safety and security of the American people.
President George W. Bush meets with seven leaders of pro-democracy political parties and NGOs from Belarus, the last dictatorship in Europe, during their visit Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, to the Oval Office.
On Wednesday, President Bush said, "On the way out here I spoke with my team, who gave me a report on conversations that the Secretary of State and our National Security Advisor have had over the last couple of days with their counterparts in the United Kingdom, in Germany and France and Russia.
www.whitehouse.gov   (663 words)

  
 Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Main Page
The Public Papers of the Presidents, which is compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, began in 1957 in response to a recommendation of the National Historical Publications Commission.
Noting the lack of uniform compilations of messages and papers of the Presidents before this time, the Commission recommended the establishment of an official series in which Presidential writings, addresses, and remarks of a public nature could be made available.
Locate the Papers of the Presidents of the United States in a local Federal depository library.
www.gpoaccess.gov /pubpapers/index.html   (173 words)

  
 President's Park (White House) - Gerald R Ford Park Ranger 38th President of the United States (U.S. National Park ...
He will be remembered by the world for his many accomplishments as President of the United States and his compassion in healing the nation’s wounds following the war in Vietnam.
As President of the United States, Ford oversaw an era when the National Park Service, under the leadership of Director Gary Everhardt, tightened the criteria for national parklands.
Previously, for an area to be recommended for inclusion in the National Park System, an area had to be considered nationally significant and lend itself to administration, preservation, and public use.
www.nps.gov /whho/parknews/gerald-r-ford-park-ranger-38th-president-of-the-united-states.htm   (500 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): The President of the United States
The President is the head of the executive branch and plays a large role in making America’s laws.
Also, the President is the official head of the U.S. military.
The President and the Vice-President are the only officials chosen by the entire country.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/government/national/president.html   (383 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: POTUS
In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
Select the president you want information about from the list below.
If you don't know which president you are interested in, perhaps the name or subject indexes will help.
www.ipl.org /div/potus   (258 words)

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