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Advice and Consent / Plum Book / Presidential Appointment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Advice and Consent / Plum Book / Presidential Appointment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Advice and Consent / Plum Book photo credit: mikecogh     Advice and Consent: Under the Constitution, Article. II. Section. 2., presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts (including ambassadors, Cabinet secretaries, federal judges, and military officers) take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, […]

Unanimous Consent Agreement / Time Limitation Agreement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Unanimous Consent Agreement / Time Limitation Agreement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Unanimous Consent Agreement / Time Limitation Agreement A device used in the Senate to expedite legislation by spelling out the process for considering a proposal. Much of the Senate’s legislative business, dealing with both minor and controversial issues, is conducted through unanimous consent or unanimous […]

“Roles of the President’s White House economic advisors”

“Roles of the President’s White House economic advisors”

  The Council of Economic Advisers and Policymaking   Keith Hennessey has an excellent discussion from 2010 of the organization of the economic policy team inside the White House. I think I can instead add a little value by describing the different positions that make up the President’s economic team, and in particular by explaining […]

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