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His presidency delivered on that promise, leveraging the power of the office to undermine and goad the left, even while he paid little attention to actual governance.

The pace is not unexpected for the early days in a presidency, but it’s a jarring reminder of just how much depends on who picks up a pen in the Oval Office.

From Time

Only Barack Obama had an average approval rating of at least 60 percent in the first six months of his presidency.

Hillary Clinton, of course, became a senator and secretary of state after her husband’s presidency.

From Vox

While dancing doesn’t make or break a presidency, it can be quite useful — and it probably helped decide at least one election.

I—I never felt that way about the presidency, as you—as you probably know.

Ortega has dismissed the allegations of autocracy and fraud that have afflicted his presidency as politically motivated.

After he left the vice presidency, Rockefeller decided to write a memoir.

In the election of 1860 in which Lincoln won the presidency, 80 percent of eligible voters went to the polls.

Under Zambian electoral law Scott, 70, is barred from standing for the presidency himself.

“Boom” refers, of course, to the large amount of support which Cleveland obtained on his second election to the Presidency.

Luis Flores had already resigned public office, and Llorente was, at this time, his successor in the presidency of the Council.

In the political sphere he was the soul of the insurgent movement, the ruling power behind the presidency of Aguinaldo.

Certain other officers are also paid, but the vice-presidency and councillorships are honorary posts.

Washington, during his Presidency, showed his ability to lead in civilian affairs as well as in military affairs.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to presidency, such as: board, bureau, cabinet, committee, department, and executive.

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