1. What are Barber's two dimensions of presidents?
- active-passive and positive-negative
- republican-democrat and liberal-conservative
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2. Who says that the presidency is the only elected office with a 'truly national constituency'?
3. What did Kennedy say about the power of the presidency?
- 'the president is rightly described as a man with extraordinary power. Yet it is also true that he must wield those powers under extraordinary limitations'
- 'public expectations of the office remain just as high as the ability of presidents to meet these expectations has diminished'
4. What is the relationship between veto players and passage of legislation, according to Tsebelis?
- the more veto players, the less legislation passes
- the fewer the veto players, the less legislation passes
5. Who says that whilst presidential popularity is obviously an asset, it has no effect on their ability to put pressure on Congress?