The president pro tempore of the United States Senate also president pro tem, is
the ... In the Senate, most power rests with party leaders and individual senators,
but as the chamber's presidin...
The Constitution provides for a president pro tempore to preside over the Senate
... the occupant of the position was conceived as a temporary presiding officer.
The president pro tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate
and is, by custom, the ... Presiding Officer Stripped of Powers March 4, 1825 ...
The Constitution requires the Senate to elect a president pro tempore to serve as
presiding officer in the absence of the vice president. The president pro ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... It almost never matters who the Senate president pro tempore is. ... lawmaker to
substitute for its normal presiding officer, the vice president.
The official presiding officer of the U.S. Senate is the vice president, but a
president pro tempore is elected to fulfill the duties when the vice president is not
The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in
the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of ...
This is an essay about the Vice President as Presiding Officer in the Constitution.
... The President Pro Tempore of the Senate is the formal substitute, but ...
The president pro tempore is elected by a majority of Senate members voting for
the ... helps the presiding officer to calendar bills; is the lead speaker for the ...
Unlike the Speaker of the House, the Senate's presiding officer is not the most ...
The president pro tempore shares presiding officer duties with a handful of ...