Category Archives: the Executive

Bush administration cast of characters (a brief overview)

From left: Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Condoleeza Rice, Andrew Card, George Tenet (seated) and Donald Rumsfeld. December 2001 Colin Powell, Secretary of State.¬†Served during Bush’s first term in office, seen as a moderate within the Bush cabinet. … Continue reading

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Ideological origins of the expanded Executive

Cheney began his political career as an intern for¬†William Steiger in 1969, and the Nixon administration shaped his broader political beliefs. Post-Watergate, executive power was at a low; Dick campaigned for Ford (who lost to Carter in 1976) and thereafter … Continue reading

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