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Mandate (politics)

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In politics, a mandate is the authority granted by a constituency to act as its representative. ... Further reading[edit]. Heidotting Conley, Patricia (2001). Presidential Mandates: How Elections Sh...

What is a Mandate? - Definition & Examples - Video & Lesson ...

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Sometimes, presidents win the White House in a manner that tends to negate the perception of a mandate. In 1948, Harry Truman was running for re-election at ...

The myth of the presidential mandate - The Washington Post

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Jun 8, 2012 ... If you consider the mechanics of presidential mandates, it's clear why they don't amount to much. For one thing, contemporary elections are ...

Does President Obama Have a Mandate? | Big Think

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Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim and exercise ...

The power in a president's mandate - Reuters

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Oct 16, 2013 ...Presidential mandate” is an ideal brickbat in a political struggle because it is so carelessly used. Republicans who question Obama's ...

presidential mandate - The Great Debate

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The power in a president's mandate ... shutdown has brought about one surprising consequence: a debate over the meaning of the term “presidential mandate.”.

Annenberg Classroom - Mandate: The President and the People

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The complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion is examined by leading historians, political scientists and public figures who also offer ...

Second Term Presidential Mandates Are Nonexistent | US News ...

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Nov 7, 2012 ... Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim ...

How do Presidents Claim a Mandate, if Such a Thing Exists ...

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Mar 22, 2013 ... However, is the concept of a presidential mandate even legitimate? Can a president truly assert that their election necessarily means a ...

The Pseudodemocratization of the American Presidency

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A history of the theory of the presidential mandate has not been written and I ... I know, he was the first American president to claim not only that the president is.

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Presidential mandates: A matter of perception | The Economist

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Nov 9, 2012 ... NOW that Barack Obama has won re-election, politicians and pundits are debating whether the president has a “mandate” from the American ...

Myth of the Presidential Mandate - jstor

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Myth of the Presidential Mandate. ROBERT A. DAHL. On election night in 1980 the vice president elect enthusiastically informed the country that Ronald ...

Presidential Election Mandates - The American Presidency Project

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Presidential Election Mandates: J.Q. Adams - Obama. President. Election, popular vote, electoral vote, difference between pop. & elec. vote %. %, advantage, % ...