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  President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 President's principal workplace and official residence is the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, DC.
One President, Gerald Ford, was never elected but was appointed Vice President by Richard Nixon (with approval from Congress) upon the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew, succeeded to the Presidency after Nixon's resignation, and was defeated in the 1976 election by Jimmy Carter.
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 President of the United States - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The president, the Constitution says, must "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." To carry out this responsibility, the president presides over the executive branch of the federal government — a vast organization numbering about 4 million people, including 1 million active-duty military personnel.
President Theodore Roosevelt famously called the presidency a "bully pulpit" from which to raise issues nationally, for when a president raises an issue, it inevitably becomes subject to public debate.
John Tyler, born March 29, 1790, was the first president born after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution, meaning that all those born after him had/have to be a natural-born citizen of the United States in order to become president (Zachary Taylor was born on November 24, 1784, before the Constitution was adopted).
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 Encyclopedia: US President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Prominent public officials that are barred from the presidency because they were not born U.S. citizens include California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Florida Gov. Mel Martinez, Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
Martin Van Buren, born December 5, 1782, was the first president born after the Declaration of Independence and was thus arguably the first president who was not born as a subject of Britain.
After a president of the U.S. leaves office, the title "President" continues to be applied to that person the rest of his or her life.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/US-President   (2791 words)

  
 Presidents of the United States
The account of the 1st US President, Samuel Huntington, is especially relevant as it focuses on an era when the United States Army and Congress met their greatest challenges in the Revolutionary War campaigns of 1780-1781.
The current US President conducts many of the same duties today but is not permitted, under the 1787 Constitution, to vote, act as a presiding judge or to receive, open, and hold Congress' mail or serve as a judiciary official of the United States.
In 1788 the President of the United States in Congress Assembled official duties were replaced by President George Washington (executive branch), Chief Justice John Jay (judicial branch), President of the US Senate John Adams and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Frederick A.C. Muhlenberg (legislative branch) under the new US Constitution.
www.uspresidency.com   (2510 words)

  
 US President Trivia, US Presidents Facts, US Presidents Information, US Presidential Trivia, US President Timeline, ...
The ninth President William Henry Harrison died a month after his inauguration of pneumonia and has the shortest presidency, a total of 31 days; and was the first president to die in office.
President Grover Cleveland served as the 22nd President (1885-1889) and as the 24th President (1893-1897).
President Garfield died on 19 Sept due to the infection caused by the shot wound.
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 President of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Constitution provided that, if a President were to die, resign, or be removed from office, the "powers and duties" of the office would devolve upon the Vice President, but did not specify whether the Vice President would succeed to the office of President or merely act as President.
John Tyler, born March 29, 1790, was the first president born after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution, all presidents born before him were eligible to be president because they were citizens at the time the Constitution was adopted, not because they were natural born citizens.
An urban legend claims that David Rice Atchison was the 11 1/2 president of the United States for one day on March 4, 1849 in between the terms of James K. Polk (whose term expired at noon on 4 March) and Zachary Taylor (who chose not to be sworn in until 5 March).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/President-of-the-United-States.htm   (3994 words)

  
 United States Presidents History Profile Biography and Encylopedia Entry Arkansas Encyclopedia Essay
Through the Department of State, the president is responsible for the protection of Americans abroad and of foreign nationals in the United States.
The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, thirty-five years of age, and a resident of the United States for 14 years.
Martin Van Buren was the first president born after the American Revolution and was thus the first president who was not born as a subject of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
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 World Economic Forum Knowledge Navigator - Five Recommendations for the Future US President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The new US president should quickly use all his power and influence to reconvene an international conference for a negotiated settlement of the Arab-Israeli situation, said Nabeel Shaath, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Palestinian Authority.
He called on the president to send an envoy to negotiate with the two sides and to urge a cease-fire to end the bloodshed.
He asked the president to have sympathy for other cultures, understand there are different kinds of democracies, try to have a more positive attitude to international law, to look at the UN as something more than a last-ditch effort, take the G-8 seriously and take advantage of successful solutions.
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 Dennis Kucinich: Insight and Action (Home Page)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In its international component the bill seeks not to dismantle the military, but rather to add a voice at the President's table alongside the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense whose job it is to introduce non-violent strategic alternatives.
Let us draw from within every man, woman and child to build a future of peace and true security.
On Labor Day 2005, let us revisit those words which are as profound today as they were three years ago.
www.kucinich.us   (1962 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Europe | US and Germany bury differences
US President George W Bush and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder have put aside their differences over Iraq and pledged to focus on areas of agreement.
The president is on the third day of a European tour designed to reconcile transatlantic differences.
The US does not have diplomatic relations with Iran, which it accuses of trying to develop a nuclear weapon.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4289571.stm   (632 words)

  
 George W. Bush's Resume - BuzzFlash Reader Commentary
Presided over the biggest energy crises in US history and refused to intervene when corruption was revealed.
First president in US history to have the United Nations remove the US from the elections monitoring board.
Fist US president in history to have a majority of the people of Europe (71%) view my presidency as the biggest threat to world peace and stability.
www.buzzflash.com /contributors/03/04/23_resume.html   (1311 words)

  
 POLITICS & POLICY2(PRESIDENT VISITS US)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
President General Musharraf has proceeded to the United States on an official visit on the invitation of US President Bush to participate in the functions to commemorate the Sept. 11 (2001) terrorist attack on twin towers in Washington.
Before leaving the President Musharraf told journalists that he would be carrying a heavy and important agenda to the United States for discussion with President George Bush including the ongoing war against Al Qaida, US arms sale to Pakistan, increased Pak.
The US is likely to point out to General Musharraf that Pakistan's correct behaviour will go a long way in reducing any external threat; moreover, what Pakistan needs more than any thing else are social and educational sector reforms to fight extremism at the grassroots.
www.pakistaneconomist.com /issue2002/issue37/etc4.htm   (913 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Bush fails the Segway test   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The US president managed to master his lawnmower-like steed, developed by BAE Systems in Plymouth, Devon, at the second attempt and cruised around the driveway with his father George Bush Senior following closely on a second Segway.
A safety manual warns the Segway user to wear a helmet and "get a friend to act as your spotter" but Mr Bush was wearing only his tennis clothes and clutching his racket, while the nearest he had to a "spotter" appeared to be the family dog, Spot.
The president was not available to comment on the incident, which was caught on film, or confirm whether he had tried out the Segway before.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/2989000.stm   (334 words)

  
 Welcome to the White House
President Bush on Thursday said, "...I want to thank you for providing the security necessary for people to exercise their free will.
President George W. Bush gestures as he speaks with troops, from the U.S. Army's 42nd Infantry Division serving in Iraq, via video teleconference from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005.
The President is committed to keeping the promise of Social Security for today's retirees and those nearing retirement and strengthening Social Security for our children and grandchildren.
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 Why Dennis Kucinich?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most of all, it is time for America to again be the land where dreams come true, because the government is on the side of its people.
The U.S. must toughen environmental enforcement; support the Kyoto Treaty on global climate change; reduce oil dependence; and spur investment in alternative energy sources, including hydrogen, solar, wind, and ocean.
Globally, the U.S. should become a leader in sustainable energy production and a partner with developing nations in providing inexpensive, local, renewable energy technologies.
www.kucinich.us /issues   (1271 words)

  
 us president information directory - California-Recall.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Presidents of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Centers devoted to research and study of the Presidency as an institution, the policies of past and future administrations, and analysis of issues faced by US Presidents.
Resources about the four US Presidents who were assassinated: Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy in addition to information about the attempted assassinations of: Andrew Jackson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S Truman, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan.
Presidents of the Continental Congress as well as information about David Rice Atchison who some believe was the 12th President of the United States.
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 Pretzels!!
I am the first president in US history to have all 50 states of the Union simultaneously struggle against bankruptcy.
I am the first president in US history to order a US attack and military occupation of a sovereign nation, and I did so against the will of the United Nations and the vast majority of the international community.
I am the first US president in history to have a majority of the people of Europe (71%) view my presidency as the biggest threat to world peace and stability.
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 Aggregate Industries US President David Tidmarsh
Aggregate Industries' new US President David Tidmarsh assumed leadership of the US operations in January 2001.
He succeeds former US President Mike Hayes, who is retiring but will remain with the company during 2001 to effect an orderly transfer of the business.
Tidmarsh comes to the US after having served as UK Managing Director since the creation of Aggregate Industries in 1997.
www.aggregate-us.com /_aius/news/company/co_04_20_01_tidmarsh.cfm   (292 words)

  
 Pravda.RU US President Implicated in Sex Scandal?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hardly had the community got used to Kissinger’s return to the “large-scale politics”, to the post of chairman of the commission investigating US intelligence failures before September 11, as a film “The Trials of Henry Kissinger” inspired by the book “The Trial of Henry Kissinger” by Christopher Hitchens was demonstrated all over America More details...
US President approves funds for the Teheran-based terrorist group Supreme Council of the Islamic Revolution in Iraq
President George Bush has allocated funds of around 92 million Euros for “defence spending”, namely the donation of funding to six Iraqi opposition groups.
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 US News
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U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris failed to hit the million dollar mark in her U.S. Senate campaign during the fundraising quarter that ended in September, while incumbent Bill...
NEW YORK The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday that it had reached a $300 million antitrust settlement with Samsung Electronics, the South Korean technology...
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 “Don’t Kill Us, Mr. President!”
But former US attorney general Ramsey Clarke responded by noting that the Iranian people’s philosophy of existence hinges, historically and psychologically, on resisting and objecting to injustice.
The US threat to use military force against Iran has definitely impacted the Iranian public opinion: The million-strong nationwide demonstrations on February 11, marking the Islamic Revolution’s 22nd culmination anniversary, undeniably prove the effect this threat has had.
This is of paramount importance since prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks, the US faced an economic recession that was unseen in the past decade.
www.payvand.com /news/02/feb/1042.html   (1541 words)

  
 Daly Thoughts » US President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is a surprising top choice for president among Iowa Republicans, according to a poll to be released today — more than two years before the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
As U.S. troops endured a deadly week in Iraq, 61 percent of Americans polled say they disapprove of the way President George W. Bush is handling the war in Iraq, according to a new NEWSWEEK poll.
As President Bush’s overall job approval ratings have been declining in the past few months, ratings on five of six key measures that are important to the president’s agenda have declined slightly since May. The latest Harris Poll finds that […]
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 JohnKerry.com - Official Web Site
President Bush has nominated his longtime attorney and current White House Counsel Harriet Miers to replace Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court.
Given how little we know about this nominee other than her work as the President's lawyer, the White House needs to disclose all documents requested by the Judiciary Committee, and Ms.
This is a rare moment of accountability, not just for the Bush Administration, but for all of us to take stock of the direction of our country and do what we can to change it.
www.johnkerry.com   (264 words)

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