President Pro Tem of Senate Job Description?

Answer Because the U.S. Senate has 100 seats and therefore could have an even 50/50 vote, the vice president of the United States serves as president of the Senate and casts the tie-breaking vote, when ne... Read More »

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What Are the Duties of the President in the Senate?

The Constitution of the United States of America designates the role of the Senate chamber's presiding officer to the vice president of the United States. The vice president is allowed to vote in t... Read More »

What Is the Job Description of the President of the Senate?

The position of the president of the U.S. Senate is the only position that straddles the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government. The role of president of the Senate is given to t... Read More »

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Why can the senate confirm or reject the president's appointee to run the CIA?

US bureaucracy has a paranoia about one person or group being in charge of more than one thing. So, all decisions and appointments must be approved by two or three different groups or individuals b... Read More »