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Candidates on executive power: a full spectrum

They assess use of signing statements

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / December 22, 2007

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WASHINGTON - Republican John McCain says that if he is elected president, he would consider himself bound to obey treaties because they are "the law of the land." But Mitt Romney says he would consider himself free to bypass treaties if they "impinge" on his powers as commander in chief. Candidates' answers: Joseph Biden | Hillary Clinton | Christopher Dodd ... (Full article: 1290 words)

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