The President's Legislative Agenda

@article{Pfiffner1988ThePL,
  title={The President's Legislative Agenda},
  author={J. Pfiffner},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={1988},
  volume={499},
  pages={22 - 35}
}
  • J. Pfiffner
  • Published 1988
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • The president has come to be known as our chief legislator within the past fifty years, with Franklin Roosevelt and his successors taking a much more active role in the legislative process than nineteenth-century presidents took. Despite elaborate efforts and a fully developed congressional liaison capacity in the White House, however, only three presidents have been markedly successful with Congress: Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, and Ronald Reagan. This article examines some of the… CONTINUE READING
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