Washington and Lee University Symposium

The panel talked about the balance of powers between the Obama Administration and Congress. The balance was described as a pendulum… read more

The panel talked about the balance of powers between the Obama Administration and Congress. The balance was described as a pendulum that would empower Congress at the determent of the Executive and vice versa. The panel discussed the constitutional and statutory roles of the two branches. The panelists agreed that the George W. Bush Administration significantly expanded the authority of the Executive Branch, while disagreeing about the implications of this expansion on the perception of Congress on the presidency. They answered questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
286391-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 8, 2009

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  • May 23, 2009 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 2009 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 2009 | 3:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2009 | 10:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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