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On presidential influence in Congress -- A theory of presidential influence in Congress -- Estimating presidential influence in Congress -- Presidential influence in the House in the modern era -- Political parties as a source of presidential influence -- The two presidencies and presidential influence -- Public opinion as a source of presidential influence -- Presidential lobbying effort and influence -- Modernity and presidential influence in Congress -- Comparing the influence of premodern and modern presidents -- Conclusions: presidential influence in Congress.
Jeffrey E. Cohen demonstrates that existing research has underestimated the president's power to sway Congress. The President on Capitol Hill offers a compelling perspective on presidential-congressional relations and develops a new theory of presidential influence.
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