POTUS, Congress, and Foreign Policy: Should President Obama End the ISIS Fight if Congress is Not On Board?

As Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell stated in Tough Times for the President, “half a century ago, Aaron Wildavsky noted in “The Two Presidencies” that presidents are more likely to get their way from Congress in foreign affairs than in domestic policy, and that deference continues to apply and appeared throughout our case studies. Even in… Continue reading POTUS, Congress, and Foreign Policy: Should President Obama End the ISIS Fight if Congress is Not On Board?

With this US government shutdown, will President Obama have a showdown like the one between President Clinton and the 104th Congress?

What will President Obama do now in the face of the US government #shutdown? Will he act like his predecessor "Bill Clinton, who stared down the 104th Congress in a government shutdown and demonized Newt Gingrich in the process"? (Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, Tough times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources… Continue reading With this US government shutdown, will President Obama have a showdown like the one between President Clinton and the 104th Congress?

Political Scientists, here’s what you need for your research!

Whether it's a book on universal healthcare, elections, presidents, North Korea, American foreign policy, this Cambria Press book list has it, and for the month of September any of these hardcover titles with glowing reviews can be bought for an unbeatable price of only $39.95! This includes the one book that was constantly getting picked… Continue reading Political Scientists, here’s what you need for your research!

Tough Times for the President!

Cambria Press is proud to announce that Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power by Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell is now available. Needless to say, the title sums up what is in store for President Barack Obama. This book is in the Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in… Continue reading Tough Times for the President!