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Bill Clinton And The Rhetoric Of Chief Legislator: Did Deeds Follow Words?, Donna R. Hoffman, Alison D. Howard Oct 2005

Bill Clinton And The Rhetoric Of Chief Legislator: Did Deeds Follow Words?, Donna R. Hoffman, Alison D. Howard

Alison Dana Howard

With a State of the Union address, the president seeks to exert leadership by setting the nation on a path, outlining an agenda, and using the art of persuasion to achieve his policy goals. One means that a president uses to signal his legislative agenda to Congress and the American public is the State of the Union address (SUA). While the policies mentioned in this speech do no encompass the whole of the president's legislative agenda, the policies mentioned indicate the items which the administration has chosen to highlight publicly before both Congress and the rest of the country ...


State Of The Union 2005 Coverage, Alison Howard Dec 2004

State Of The Union 2005 Coverage, Alison Howard

Alison Dana Howard

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