S03, E01: War Powers

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58:13

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2020

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This podcast uses government documents to illuminate the workings of the American government and offer context around the effects of government agencies in your everyday life. Civil Discourse is brought to you by VCU Libraries. Opinions expressed are solely the speakers' own, and do not reflect the views or opinions of VCU, or VCU Libraries. Special thanks to the Workshop for technical assistance. Music by Isaak Hopson. Find more information at https://guides.library.vcu.edu/discourse. As always, no documents were harmed in the making of this podcast.

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politics, government, documents, House, Senate, Congress, President, POTUS, SCOTUS, courts, cases, law, rules

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In this episode, Nia wants to invade Canada when she is President, and Aughie explains why she might want to get Congressional buy-in for an invasion. We talk about the War Powers Act and the responsibilities and limits of the executive and legislative branches when it comes to military action.

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American Politics

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