The executive power in the federal government is vested in the President of the United States. The President may sign legislation passed by Congress into law or may veto it.
The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of
state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the ...
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Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and
some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical
has strictly defined legislative powers that fit within the system of checks and balances in the U.S. government. The president
may also issue a signing statement at the time he signs a bill. Once a year, the president
is required to provide the full Con... More »
Site complements CSPAN television series of the same name. Includes brief facts
about each president, plus video clips from the series.
Index contains biographies, sketches, writings, and speeches.
Listing of Presidents in order and their terms in office and Vice Presidents of the
American President: A Reference Resource. Presidents; ▿▹ Essays. Close;
George Washington · John Adams · Thomas Jefferson · James Madison · James
Illustrations from the holdings of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs
Division on the subject of U.S. Presidents, First Ladies, and Vice Presidents.