... and role of vice president to becoming president, ... to acting as the presiding
officer of the U.S. Senate.
U.S. Senate Historical Office's compendium of information about the office and
the people who have held it, including detailed discussion of the role of the Vice ...
vice president - Under the Constitution, the vice president serves as president of
the Senate. He may vote in the Senate in the case of a tie, but is not required to.
Oct 3, 2008 ... The Constitution gives the vice president the role of presiding over the Senate,
and voting in the Senate if there is a tie. The vice president's ...
What are duties and role of vice president of USA in modern time? ... "You'll find a
good essay about the Vice President's role in the Senate on the Senate web ...
Some vice presidents have taken their role as president of the Senate seriously.
Thomas Jefferson saw the role as the sole one he had as vice president and ...
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 ...
The Vice President of the United States serves as president of the U.S. Senate.
Vice Presidents can only cast a vote in the Senate when a tie needs to be broken.
Has the role played by Vice Presidents changed over time? ... The Vice
President's role as the Senate's tiebreaker, while not centrally important to the
Vice President Biden was sworn in to the U.S. Senate at his sons' hospital
bedside ... then-Senator Biden played a pivotal role in shaping U.S. foreign policy