The advice and consent of the Senate; a study of the confirmation of appointments by the United States Senate.


Berkeley, University of California Press, 1953.

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Subjects United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Rules and practice.
Description xii, 457 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1953.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 409-444).
Contents Debates on the Appointing Power in the Constitutional Convention -- Early History of Senatorial Confirmation of Appointments -- Battles between Andrew Jackson and the Senate -- Efforts of the Senate to Control Appointments -- Reassertion by the President of His Right to Nominate -- The Brandeis Case -- Opposition by Senate Liberals to the Appointment of Conservatives -- Opposition by Senate Conservatives to the Appointment of Liberals -- The Contests over the Appointments of David E. Lilienthal and Gordon R. Clapp -- The Rejection of Leland Olds -- President Truman's Fights with the Senate -- The Courtesy of the Senate -- Procedure -- Cabinet Officers and Heads of Independent Agencies -- Diplomatic Officers -- Judges -- Administrative and Military Officers -- Recent Proposals to Extend Senatorial Confirmation -- Evaluation: Issues and Proposed Reforms.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)499448
(OCoLC)ocm00499448
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WorldCat Identities Harris, Joseph Pratt, 1896-1985.
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