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President pro tempore of the United States Senate - Wikipedia, the ...

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The president pro tempore also president pro tem, is the second-highest-ranking official of the United States Senate. According to the United States Constitution, ...

U.S. Senate: President Pro Tempore

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The Constitution provides for a president pro tempore to preside over the Senate in the absence of the vice president. Except for the years from 1886 to 1947, the ...

U.S. Senate: President Pro Tempore

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A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the vice president. The president pro tempore (or, " president ...

President pro tempore - Dictionary.com

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President pro tempore definition, a senator, usually a senior member of the majority party, who is chosen to preside over the Senate in the absence of the vice ...

The President Pro Tempore of the Senate: History and Authority of ...

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Sep 16, 2015 ... 3, p. 1604.) The current President pro tempore is Senator Orrin G. Hatch, ... In 2001, the Senate also created an office of President pro tempore.

Article I, Section 3, Clause 5: President Pro Tempore

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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 ...

President pro tem - The Free Dictionary

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Define president pro tem. president pro tem synonyms, president pro tem pronunciation, president pro tem translation, English dictionary definition of president ...

President pro tempore - The Free Dictionary

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The senator who presides over the US Senate in the absence of the vice president. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition.

President Pro Tempore - Merriam-Webster

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a member of the U.S. senate and usually a leader of the majority party who is chosen to serve as presiding officer of the senate in the absence of the ...

Presidential succession order: The president pro tempore of the ...

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Dec 18, 2012 ... 51756297 Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is the new president pro tempore of the Senate, placing him in the line of succession for the presidency.

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Hatch now third in line for presidency as Senate president pro tem ...

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Jan 6, 2015 ... Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat and the outgoing president pro tem, walked Hatch down the aisle in the Senate on Tuesday where Biden ...

President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch and Need for Succession ...

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Jan 15, 2015 ... The swearing-in of a new Congress is often marked by precipitous climbs and sudden tumbles. Last week, former Senate Minority ...

President Pro Tempore - Infoplease

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For practical purposes, the president pro tempore is the highest ranking senator, as elected by the Senate. Traditionally, this is the senator who's served the ...