The Vice President of the United States

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THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

THE VICE PRESIDENT Dick Cheney

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Article II, section I, of the Constitution provides that the President

``shall hold his Office during the Term of four Years . . . together with the Vice President . . . .'' In addition to his role as President of the Senate, the Vice President is empowered

to succeed to the Presidency, pursuant to Article II and the 20th and

25th amendments to the Constitution.

The executive functions of the Vice President...

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