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Taking unilateral action can improve a president's re-election chances, but it may not be good for the country

Judd, Gleason (2017) Taking unilateral action can improve a president's re-election chances, but it may not be good for the country. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (15 Nov 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With Congressional gridlock a now omnipresent force in US politics, recent presidents have often turned to unilateral measures, such as executive orders, to enact policies without Congress. But is taking unilateral action good for a president, and for the country? In new research, Gleason Judd finds that as a form of "showing-off", taking unilateral action can signal a president's competency ...

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
K Law > KF United States Federal Law
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 15:27
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2019 23:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86118

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