The Role Of The Vice President

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To what extent have Cheney and Biden transformed the role of the Vice President? (45) The Vice President in much of American history has been seen as a much more minor role than in the last 12 years especially. During the last twelve years it has been Cheney (8years) and Biden (4year...so far) that have occupied this role, so how much has changed under these two people? And what powers does a Vice President possess? There are 4 powers that the Vice President has according to the traditional constitution and one subsequent amendment has meant that there are now 5 powers. These are as follows; Counting and announcing the result of the Electoral College votes after a presidential election. This role is almost irrelevant for the vice president
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