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Vice President of the United States - Wikipedia

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... and role of vice president to becoming president, ... to acting as the presiding officer of the U.S. Senate.

U.S. Senate: Vice President of the United States (President of the ...

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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 ...

U.S. Senate: Reference Home >

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The President of the Senate's Role in the Legislative Process. Have you ever watched the Senate during a very close vote? If so, you may have seen the vice ...

vice president glossary term

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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.

U.S. Senate: Vice President

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Under the Constitution, the vice president serves as the president of the Senate and presides over the Senate's daily proceedings. In the absence of the vice ...

Vice President's Role in Senate Is Occasionally Critical | Wilson Center

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Jul 7, 2011 ... Texas Democrat John Nance Garner once opined that the vice presidency is "not worth a bucket of warm spit." He was in a position to know, ...

What Does the Vice President Do, Anyway? - Live Science

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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 ...

Vice President as Presiding Officer - Heritage Foundation

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The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall ... in the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of ...... John Adams and Thomas Jefferson did much to shape the presider's role.

AskMe: What are the roles of the Vice President? - OnTheIssues.org

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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 ...

The Vice President as President of the Senate - How the U.S. Vice ...

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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 ...