Presidential Conditional Agenda Setting in Latin America

@article{Tsebelis2005PresidentialCA,
  title={Presidential Conditional Agenda Setting in Latin America},
  author={George Tsebelis and Eduardo Alem{\'a}n},
  journal={World Politics},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={396 - 420}
}
Ten Latin American presidents have a power that has not received the study that it deserves: the ability to make positive suggestions to vetoed bills. These "amendatory observations" return to Congress for a final round of voting. Sometimes the presidential version of the bill becomes the default alternative automatically and may require qualified majorities to be overturned. The authors analyze veto procedures in eighteen Latin American countries and argue that amendatory veto power… 

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