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date: 23 October 2019

(p. x) Abbreviations

(p. x) Abbreviations

  • AJPS American Journal of Political Science

  • ALD American Law Division

  • APD American political development

  • APSR American Political Science Review

  • AUMF Authorization to Use Military Force

  • BOB Bureau of the Budget

  • BRAC Base Realignment and Closure

  • COS chief of staff

  • CSRA Civil Service Reform Act

  • DHS Department of Homeland Security

  • DOJ Dept of Justice

  • EOP Executive Office of the President

  • EPA Environmental Protection Agency

  • FEC Federal Election Commission

  • FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • FISA Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

  • FISC Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

  • GAO Government Accountability Office

  • GOP Grand Old Party

  • IO international organization

  • JOP Journal of Politics

  • MMA Medicare Modernization Act

  • NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement

  • NIRA National Industrial Recovery Act

  • NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission

  • NSA national security assistant

  • NSD National Security Directive

  • NSDM National Security Decision Memorandum

  • (p. xi)
  • NSPD National Security Presidential Directive

  • OFBCI Office of Faith‐Based and Community Initiatives

  • OIA Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

  • OIRA Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

  • OLA Office of Legislative Affairs

  • OLC Office of Legal Counsel

  • OLS ordinary least squares

  • OMB Office of Management and Budget

  • OPA Office of Political Affairs

  • OPL Office of Public Liaison

  • OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • PAP Policy Agendas Project

  • PART Program Assessment Rating Tool

  • PRA Paperwork Reduction Act

  • PSQ Presidential Studies Quarterly

  • SAP Statement of Administration Policy

  • SDI Strategic Defense Initiative

  • SES Senior Executive Service

  • SUA State of the Union address

  • TILI take‐it‐or‐leave‐it

  • TSP Terrorist Surveillance Program

  • UAP unilateral action propensity

  • WHO White House Office

  • WMD weapon of mass destruction