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Charlie Savage, In Pursuit of the Imperial President
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In his daily riffs on the headlines, NPR news blogger Tom Regan often highlights Charlie Savage's reporting. Two examples:

Boston Globe reporter Charlie Savage won a 2007 Pulitzer Prize for a series detailing how often President Bush used "signing statements" — controversial assertions of a chief executive's right to bypass provisions of new laws.

Now Savage has written a book describing how the Bush-Cheney administration has expanded executive power. It's called Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy.

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The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy

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