What Duties Are Given to the Vice President by the Constitution?

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The Vice President has few duties under the US Constitution. He is the President of the Senate, but can only cast a vote if there is a tie. He can assume the Presidency in the event of the death or incapacity of the President. Apart from these constitutionally mandated duties, the Vice President generally does as much or as little work as the President believes he should do. There have been Vice Presidents who were very active in administration, and others who did not do very much.
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