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Richard Moe

Entries by Richard Moe

Obama, FDR and Executive Powers

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 2:20 PM

Barack Obama and Franklin Delano Roosevelt came to the presidency from very different worlds and with very different temperaments, but they shared one defining trait: When the country was at risk and the Congress failed to act, the very cerebral Obama and the politically intuitive FDR both reached for and...

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Joe Biden and the Modern Vice Presidency

(7) Comments | Posted March 8, 2011 | 1:11 PM

Vice President Joe Biden's important roles in the administration's budget negotiations in the Congress and its response to the fast-moving events in Egypt and the Middle East are only the latest examples of the central position he is occupying in the Obama White House. Drawing on his extensive experience in...

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