Presidential Studies Quarterly

Presidential Studies Quarterly is a quarterly newsletter on the subject of citizenship. Presidential Studies Quarterly is written by the Center for the Study of the Presidency and published by Sage Publications, Inc., in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 2, June

Evaluating the Impact of Vice Presidential Selection on Voter Choice
One holder of the office of vice president, John Nance Garner (1868-1967), reputedly said that "[t]he vice-presidency ain't worth a pitcher of warm piss." (1) However, as one heartbeat away from the presidency, in the modern "red phone" era, the importance...
George W. Bush, the Iraq War, and the Election of Barack Obama
Colin Powell's warning to George W. Bush before the invasion of Iraq, that "this will become the first term," proved overly optimistic (Woodward 2004, 150). The war consumed Bush's second term as well, leaving a radically altered political configuration...
Insiders, Outsiders, and Voters in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election
[I]f you believe it's time to challenge the Washington politics ... to restore a sense of mission to our politics and a sense of possibility to America ... I ask you to believe in yourself I ask you to believe again in the dream that we call America....
Party Identification in the 2008 Presidential Election
Since Belknap and Campbell tied the concept of party identification to political behavior in 1951, party affiliation has played a central role in explanations of individual political behavior in the United States. Indeed, as Nie, Verba, and Petrocik...
The 2008 Presidential Election, Part I
This issue of Presidential Studies Quarterly presents the first of a two-part symposium on the 2008 presidential election. Although all presidential elections are important in their own right, that of 2008 may be of greater moment than most. For the...
The Contemporary Presidency: Executive Ambition versus Congressional Ambivalence
Despite my misgivings, I have acquiesced in some of the administration's proposals [on the Patriot Act] because it is important to preserve national unity in this time of national crisis and to move the legislative process forward. --Senator Patrick...
The Exceptional Election of 2008: Performance, Values, and Crisis
Bringing several years of nomination and general election campaigns to a close, more than 131 million voters cast ballots in the 2008 presidential election, choosing Democrat Barack Obama over Republican John McCain. The two-party popular vote split...
The Law: The Executive Office of the Vice President: Constitutional and Legal Considerations
For approximately a century and a half, the vice president of the United States largely performed two duties: presiding over the deliberations of the Senate and standing ready to succeed to the presidency in the event the incumbent was not available...
The Polarized Presidency: Depth and Breadth of Public Partisanship
In its last issue before the 2004 presidential election, Time magazine declared, "By last week the Republicans were all but declaring that your children will die a gruesome death if John Kerry wins, and Kerry was warning that if you catch the flu,...
What's the Matter with Arkansas? Symbolic Racism and 2008 Presidential Candidate Support
The 2008 presidential election was historic in many ways, not only because an African American was the Democratic Party nominee but also because of the surge in Democratic votes across the nation. The Barack Obama candidacy provides the first opportunity...
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