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Unilateral Powers: A Brief Overview

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  • WILLIAM G. HOWELL

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    1. Harvard University
      William G. Howell is associate professor of government at Harvard University and the author of Power without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action.◊He has written a variety of papers on presidential power, political institutions, and education politics and policy. He is currently finishing a book on congressional checks on presidential war powers.
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  • AUTHOR's NOTE: I thank Ben Sedrish for excellent research assistance, and David Lewis and Doug Kriner for helpful feedback. Standard disclaimers apply.

William G. Howell is associate professor of government at Harvard University and the author of Power without Persuasion: The Politics of Direct Presidential Action.◊He has written a variety of papers on presidential power, political institutions, and education politics and policy. He is currently finishing a book on congressional checks on presidential war powers.

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