Pushing the agenda : presidential leadership in U.S. lawmaking, 1953-2004 / Matthew N. Beckmann.
"Today's presidents enter office having campaigned on an ambitious policy agenda, eager to see it enacted, and willing to push so that it is. The central question of presidents' legislative leadership, therefore, is not a question of resolve but a question of strategy: By what means c...
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