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Title The president on Capitol Hill : a theory of institutional influence / Jeffrey E. Cohen.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 28, 2019).
Subject United States. Congress -- Voting.
United States. Congress.
Presidents -- United States.
Executive-legislative relations -- United States.
Executive power -- United States.
United States.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Other Title Print version: Cohen, Jeffrey E. President on Capitol Hill. New York : Columbia University Press, [2019] 9780231189149