A Balancing Act: Congress and the Presidency. These two branches of government have ways of checking each other’s power and influence – including through the power of the purse, special investigations, the veto, and the bully pulpit. As part of the NPR series, A Nation Engaged, we’ll look at how these have been used in notable ways throughout American history -- up to the present.
- Chris Galdieri - Assistant professor of politics at Saint Anselm College, specializing in presidential politics.
- Dante Scala - Associate professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire and a fellow at UNH's Carsey School of Public Policy.