The Presidential Veto: Touchstone of the American Presidency

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INDEX
Absolute veto, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 16, 20, 22, 30, 43, 49, 106, 107, 118
Act Thirty-One, 4
Adams, John, 30, 154, n. 1
Adams, John Quincy, 40, 48, 109, 154, n. 1; veto philosophy, 32-33
Adjournment, 16, 106, 107, 108, 110-113, 118, 157, ns. 5 & 8; signing bills after, 109, 111
Albany Antifederal committee, 22
Amendatory veto, 122
Amendments, non-germane, see "riders"
American Political Science Association, xi, 66
Amtrak, 89
Anne, Queen, last monarchical veto, 5
Anti-Federalist papers, 21-22
Antifederalists, 20-22
Appropriations, xiii, 55, 63, 127, 129-131, 135-136, 140; lump-sum, 137, 140
Archer, Senator, 44
Arthur, Chester, 61, 62, 68, 87, 127, 132, 145
Articles of Confederation, 10, 15
Bagehot, Walter, 153, n.2
Baker, Howard, xv
Baker, James, 90
Balanced budget, 130, 140
Bank bill, 27, 30, 33, 34-37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 45, 51, 52, 69
Barnard, Congressman, 46, 47
Barnes, Michael, 114
Barnes v. Carmen, 114
Barnes v. Kline, 107, 114, 156, n.3
Bayley, Congressman, 56
Benton, Senator, 36, 41, 54
Bill drafting, 90
Bill for Economic Reform, English, 6
Bingham, Jonathan, 86
Blackmun, Harry, 114
Bork, Robert, 113, 114
Botts, John Minor, 42, 50-51
Brandeis, Justice, 112
Brennan, William, 114
Briggs, Congressman, 46
British veto, 18, 19
British practices, and founding fathers, 7; relating to veto, 3-5
Buchanan, James, 44, 57, 58, 68, 108, 138
Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, 63
Budget and Impoundment Control Act, 139
Budgetary authority, 68
Budgetary process, 139-140
Budgeting, federal vs. state, 136-137
Bureau of the Budget, seeOffice of Management and Budget
Burke v. Barnes, 114-115
Burke, Edmund, 6, 7
Butler, Pierce, 12
Calhoun, John C., 34, 45, 109
California, 134, 136
Calvin Coolidge, 89
Carrol, Daniel, 13

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • 1 - The Creation of the Veto 1
  • 2 - Evolution of the Veto Power 25
  • 3 - The Modern Veto 71
  • 4 - The Pocket Veto 105
  • 5 - The Item Veto Controversy 121
  • 6 - Conclusion 143
  • Appendix 147
  • Notes 153
  • References 159
  • About the Author 173
  • Index 175
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