Presidents have constitutional, institutional, and political sources of power. Of these, the constitutional powers are arguably the weakest. In an essay assess the constitutional powers of the presidency and assess how 20th century presidents have been able to use institutional and political resources to overcome these weaknesses. In your opinion, based on the evidence that you have presented, what is the likely future balance of power between Presidents and Congress? Why?
Readings that you should consult to answer this question:
Ginsberg, Lowi, Weir, and Spitzer, chapters 9-14
The Constitution of the United States (pp. A11-A30 in your text)
The text for the class is Benjamin Ginsberg; Theodore Lowi; Margaret Weir; Caroline Tolbert; and Robert Spitzer. We The
YOU MUST USE REFERENCE from required textbook.
You dont use reference from outside .
1.The Courts: Foundations of Institutional Power
2.The Federal Courts: Organization and Power
1.Policymaking (domestic and foreign)
2.Can the American government govern?