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pre zuh duhn see

  • n  the tenure of a president
  • n  the office and function of president
    Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

  • The Bush presidency stands for failure at home and abroad and an ultimate vindication of democracy.
  • With a vehemence which he usually reserves for the political bear pits, Harry Truman last week turned the full weight of the presidency against "McCarthyism.
  • The presidency went to the electoral-vote winner, the vice presidency to the runner-up.
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  • Robert Gates in New York Times
    I believe the decisions that the president will make for the next stage of the Afghanistan campaign will be among the most important of his presidency, so it is important that we take our time to do all we can to get this right,Mr. Gates said...
  • President Bush in Courier Mail
    Bush acknowledged that success in Iraq would require a "US political, economic and security engagement that extends beyond my presidency.peStill, he maintained that his surge is working, despite several recent blue-ribbon reports concluding that the...
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    Because I'm not just asking you to take part in one day of service. I am asking you to make a lasting commitment to make better the lives of your fellow Americans - a commitment that must endure beyond one day, or even one presidency,Obama said.

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