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  Vice President of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
Roosevelt kept his last Vice President Harry Truman uninformed on all war and postwar issues, such as the atomic bomb, leading Truman to wryly remark that the job of the Vice President is to "go to weddings and funerals".
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/Vice_President_of_the_United_States_of_America   (3325 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Vice President of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
One duty required of President of the Senate is presiding over the counting and presentation of the Presidential and Vice Presidential electoral votes by the U.S. Electoral College, in the presence of both houses of Congress, on January 6 of the year following a U.S. presidential election.
Vice Presidents of the United States and Presidents of the Senate
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Vice_President_of_the_United_States   (2679 words)

  
 Nelson Rockefeller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A leader of the liberal wing of the Republican Party, he was Governor of New York from 1959 to 1973 and the 41st Vice President of the United States of America from December 19, 1974 to January 20, 1977.
Following the resignation of President Richard Nixon, successor Gerald Ford nominated Rockefeller to serve as the 41st Vice President of the United States.
While Rockefeller was Vice President, the official Vice Presidential residence was established at Number One Observatory Circle on the grounds of the United States Naval Observatory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nelson_Rockefeller   (2434 words)

  
 Vice President of the United States - Simple English Wikipedia
The Vice President's responsibilities include filling in for the President, and acting as president of the U.S. Senate.
Originally, the Vice President was the person who got the second most votes in the presidential election.
However, after an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Vice President is elected together with the President on one platform.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vice_President_of_the_United_States   (166 words)

  
 President of the United States of America
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.
Under the Constitution, the president is the federal official primarily responsible for the relations of the United States with foreign nations.
Through the Department of State, the president is responsible for the protection of Americans abroad and of foreign nationals in the United States.
www.findword.org /pr/president-of-the-united-states-of-america.html   (2365 words)

  
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Requiring that the President of the United States of America and the Vice President of the United States of America answer questions in person either together or separately during a joint session of both Houses of Congress is necessary.
A Representative to the United States House of Representatives should be removed from office when at least sixty percent of the voters in the district vote for the removal of the Representative.
The President of the United States of America should be removed from office when at least eighty percent of the voters of the United States of America vote for the removal of the President of the United States of America.
www.geocities.com /kstremskyforpresidentusa/amendments.txt   (1951 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Vice President Richard Cheney and First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kuwait ...
The State of Kuwait condemned from the first moment the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11 and supported the international campaign against terrorism because it (Kuwait) was previously a target for various types of terrorism and out of its Kuwait's) belief in the necessity of defending and protecting the innocent.
Vice President, there's been a Gallup poll showing something like nine percent of the Islamic world thinks the U.S. role in Afghanistan is morally justified and in Kuwait it's like I believe 89 percent saying that Arabs were not involved in the September 11th attacks.
Vice President Cheney: I think it would be a mistake to equate views that are expressed in that newspaper with the views of Crown Prince Abdullah and what he has put forward in Saudi Arabia.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/sept_11/cheney_003.htm   (2074 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Vice President of the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Vice President of the United States of America becomes the President upon the death, resignation, or removal by impeachment of the former President.
Should the Vice President be unable to assume the Presidency, next in line is the Speaker of the House of Representatives, followed by the President pro tempore of the United States Senate.
The Vice President serves as the President of the Senate (Article I, Section 3).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Vice_President_of_the_United_States   (890 words)

  
 Vice President - Wiki 24   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Vice President of the United States of America is the second-highest official on the Executive Branch of the United States government.
The Vice President is first in the presidential line of succession, and becomes President of the United States if the current president dies, resigns, or is in some other way unable to serve as President.
While not all Vice Presidents are regularly involved in the decision making process (this is decided by the administration in control), the advisory role is clear on 24 as well as in real life, with Al Gore and Dick Cheney playing key roles in the decision making process.
24.wikia.com /wiki/Vice_President   (282 words)

  
 Wikinfo | President of the United States of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The head of state of the United States is called the President, who also serves the functions of chief executive and commander in chief of the armed forces.
The president can veto any bill passed by Congress and, unless two-thirds of the members of each house vote to override the veto, the bill does not become law.
The Masonic Presidents Tour - A listing and profiles of those Presidents who were members of the Freemasonry.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=President_of_the_United_States_of_America   (2247 words)

  
 COURT TV ONLINE - TOP NEWS
WHEREAS, an election was held in this state on November 7, 2000, for the purpose of selecting electors from Florida to cast the state's vote for President and Vice President of the United States of America on December 18, 2000, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the manner that the Florida Legislature directs that electors for President and Vice President of the United States of America be appointed in the year 2000 by the Florida Legislature.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Florida Legislature hereby appoints as the 25 electors for President and Vice President of the United States of America, such number being equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives to which the State of Florida is entitled in the Congress.
www.courttv.com /news/decision_2000/120800-flalegresolution_ap.html   (396 words)

  
 President of The United States of Ame... Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose fragile peace is maintained by the United Nations' largest peacekeeping force, holds its first multi-party elections since independence in 1960.
The Doha round of the WTO global trade talks is suspended in Geneva, amid substantial disagreements over farming subsidies and import taxes among the United States, the European Union and the developing world.
More President of The United States of Ame...
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/President_of_the_United_States_of_Ame...   (954 words)

  
 Welcome to the White House
President Bush on Wednesday said, "I have just been briefed by the Emergency Management teams of Lake County and the other counties affected by the recent flooding.
President George W. Bush speaks with members of the National Guard on duty along the U.S.-Mexico border during his visit Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, in the Rio Grande Valley border patrol sector in Mission, Texas.
President Bush is committed to comprehensive immigration reform that secures America's borders, improves enforcement of immigration laws, and upholds our values.
www.whitehouse.gov   (436 words)

  
 The religion of Dan Quayle, U.S. Vice-President
Vice President Dan Quayle's parents and wife are "avid followers" of a far-right preacher named Colonel Robert B. Thieme Jr.
Only a few miles away, President George Bush and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev were meeting at the White House to discuss peace at the same time that Colonel Thieme was predicting that, within ten years, war between the United States and the Soviet Union is inevitable.
U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1977-81; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1981-89; Vice President of the United States, 1989-93; defeated, 1992; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2000.
www.adherents.com /people/pq/Dan_Quayle.html   (1750 words)

  
 Vice President Al Gore Celebrity Encounter and In Person Autograph
One of Gore's major accomplishments as Vice President was the National Performance Review, which pointed out waste, fraud, and other abuse in the federal government and stressed the need for cutting the size of the bureaucracy and the number of regulations.
Getting the chance to meet the current vice president and even future president of the United States doesn't come along everyday, so we were on a mission to get his autograph.
He was going to be talking to the youth of America at a nearby high school and even though we weren't invited we decided to crash the party.
home.att.net /~ned17/GoreAl.html   (1414 words)

  
 Vice President - Wayne Halm
Wayne Halm is actively seeking the office of Vice President of the United States of America.
The Office of Vice President of the United States of America doesn't have to be a reward for political support - nor does it have to be a token ticket balancing item - it can be a real force in government, one the politicians have to deal with.
A campaign for Vice President is not typical.
www.southernthoughts.com /Vice_President   (348 words)

  
 Lalor, Cyclopaedia of Political Science, V.2, Entry 13, ELECTORAL VOTES: Library of Economics and Liberty
James Monroe, of Virginia, is elected president, and Daniel D. Tompkins, of New York, is elected vice-president of the United States.
Whereupon Rutherford B. Hayes and William A. Wheeler were declared elected president and vice-president of the United States.
Whereupon James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur were declared elected president and vice-president of the United States.
www.econlib.org /library/YPDBooks/Lalor/llCy404.html   (1192 words)

  
 Electoral College Vote, Secretary of State, Maine (USA)
AUGUSTA - Maine’s Electoral College convened and cast ballots today for President and Vice President of the United States of America during a ceremony conducted in the Maine House of Representatives Chamber.
Two separate ballots were cast for President and Vice President during the ceremony.
A majority of the 538 electors is required to become President and Vice President.
www.state.me.us /sos/news/electorsvote.html   (351 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.
The President and the Vice-President are the only officials chosen by the entire country.
The most one President can serve is two terms, for a total of eight years.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/government/national/president.html   (383 words)

  
 Al Gore - Vice-President of the United States of America
He is attempting to emerge from the President's shadow and establish a political identity in his own right.
Gore has been reported to have been furious with the President for his indiscretion with Monica Lewinsky; Clinton apparently thinks that Gore does not have the potential to become President.
The Times, 15 November 1999, cites reports that Gore is in 'a perpetual state of mad' with the President - namely, that he is so angry with Clinton, for his indiscretion with Lewinsky and the consequent Starr Report, that his rage knows no bounds.
www.asteria.freeserve.co.uk /gore   (2621 words)

  
 The Spoof - Bush appoints Kerry Vice President
The appointment came shortly after Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to hospital due to breathlessness.
Kerry, in an exclusive but very brief chat with The Spoof over the telephone, admitted that he had been invited by Bush to be Vice President and he had graciously accepted the offer.
With Kerry's appointment, the United States of America will demolish all global misconceptions that it is a divided nation.
www.thespoof.com /news/spoof.cfm?headline=s3i6969&rating=4   (486 words)

  
 Vice president of the United States of America - Sailing Anarchy Forums
Just stating a little fact that the neo-cons could exploit to give their boy wonder another shot at the big job.
Bush could claim he wasn't rightfully elected in 2000 and was put in place by the Supreme court, therefore eligible for a "third" term.
Hmmm...Republican controlled congress, crazy President with a God complex, two open seats on the high court.
www.sailinganarchy.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=23728   (879 words)

  
 Minutes of the Meeting of the 2000 Electoral College - Maryland State Board of Elections
Proceedings of Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States of America, in and for the State of Maryland.
At 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 18, 2000, the Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States of America, in and for the State of Maryland, assembled in the State House in Annapolis.
Certificate of Ascertainment of the Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States
www.elections.state.md.us /past_elections/2000/minutes.html   (982 words)

  
 Johnny Four Months   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Though bin Laden’s statement referred to President Bush and Senator John Kerry by name, he said the prospect of a future terrorist attack would depend not on the outcome of the election but on concrete actions taken by the United States.
Each will be able to drive to the polling stations with their valid state driver's licenses and cast their vote for the Gringo of their choice.
A personal soapbox for the defeat of John Forbes Kerry and Johnny Reid Edwards for President/Vice President of the United States of America; Election Year 2004, with fact and source.
johnny_four_months.blogspot.com   (2234 words)

  
 The religion of Henry A. Wallace, U.S. Vice-President
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1933-40; Vice President of the United States, 1941-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940, 1944; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1945-46; Progressive candidate for President of the United States, 1948.
"The idea of freedom -- the freedom that we in the United States know and love so well -- is derived from the Bible with its extraordinary emphasis on the dignity of the individual.
"We who live in the United States may think there is nothing very revolutionary about freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and freedom from the fear of secret police.
www.adherents.com /people/pw/Henry_Wallace.html   (752 words)

  
 United States Senator - Richard Burr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The President of the United States of America
This is the official website of the United States Supreme Court
The United States Department of Housing & Urban Development
burr.senate.gov /index.cfm?FuseAction=Services.Resources&IsTextOnly=1   (46 words)

  
 Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The document was signed by a Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Georgy E. Mamedov, for the Russian side and by the Ambassador of the United States of America to Moscow, James Collins, for the U.S. side.
The signing ceremony was attended by a deputy chief of the Presidential Communications Directorate of the Federal Guards Service of the Russian Federation, A. Sukharev, and members of the mass media.
This is especially important now that a packed and concrete program of invigoration of Russian-U.S. cooperation in addressing priority security problems, approved by Boris Yeltsin and Bill Clinton at their meeting in Cologne in June 1999, is being implemented in the rather difficult international and domestic political circumstances.
www.fas.org /nuke/control/hotline/news/991015-rus-hotline.htm   (119 words)

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