Executive and Legislative Shared Powers Name: Institution: Executive and legislative shared powers: A Case Study of Obama’s Administration The government has powers that are usually divided into three divisions: executive judicial and legislative. Under the legislative division the legislature/Congress is responsible for making the homeland’s laws and the executive implements/enforces the laws through the various executive offices and the president as well (Davidson et al. 2013). Separation of powers is the term given to the division of government. Power is separated to avert tyranny which is unfair or else the arbitrary government acts that results when one individual has the supremacy to make administer and interpret the decrees. The power of each branch should be separate and not absolute because absolute power is dangerous. The Founding Fathers were fearful of giving the president too much power because with all the It appears that the Congress leaders have ignored their duties and they don’t recognize the power they hold. Power is shared through debates. As such members of Congress should make use of our constitution and remember their duties. References Clinton J. D. Bertelli A. Grose C. R. Lewis D. E. & Nixon D. C. (2012). Separated powers in the United States: the ideology of agencies presidents and Congress. American Journal of Political Science 56(2) 341-354. Davidson R. H. Oleszek W. J. Lee F. E. & Schickler E. (2013). Congress and its members. cq Press. Edwards III G. C. & Wayne S. J. (2013). Presidential leadership: Politics and policy making. Cengage Learning. Gailmard S. & Patty J. W. (2012). Learning while governing: Expertise and accountability in the executive branch. University of Chicago Press. LOST O. P. (2013). REMEMBRANCE. The Wilson Quarterly. [...]
Executive and Legislative Shared Powers Read the following article: Webb, J. (2013, Spring). Remembrance of powers lost. Wilson Quarterly, 37(2), 65-67. Available from The National Interest. Provide a case study paper, which examines the process of the shared powers between the executive and legislative federal branches of government as it relates to this particular article. You will want to relate the case study to what you have learned in this course and the course learning outcomes for this unit. Case study should be at least two pages not including the title page and reference page. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA format.