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Q: What do you mean by the term sitting president?
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What is another term for the party of the sitting President?

The party in power.

What is the sitting duck president?

It isn't "sitting duck" but lame duck. A lame duck is a person in office whose term of office is nearly finished.

What does the word president mean?

This term generally refers to the term or the time a paticular president spends in office. Example: Throughout Bill Clintons presidence the country watched a scandal unfold.

Does any scenario exist that would allow a sitting president NOT to be transitioned out of office at the end of the term?

I may not understand your question-- a president could be re-elected and so would stay in office for another term after his first term ended.

Who was last sitting president to lose second term?

George W. Bush, Sr. President Bush served his first and only term from 1989 to 1993. He lost his reelection bid in 1992 to Bill Clinton.

Is a sitting president automatically the candidate for a second term?

No. Although the incumbent president is very likely to be nominated for a second term, if there is strong reason to be believe that he will not win re-election and if another attractive candidate emerges, an incumbent president can fail to get the nomination.

What does the idiom sitting ducks mean?

This term refers to someone in a particularly vulnerable situation.

Does the president's salary ever change while in office?

Only if the salary change was authorized by a previous congress and president in a previous term. Changes to the president's salary can not take place until after the sitting president has left office.

Max years a president can serve?

President can only serve two terms of 4 years ea. But may be reelcted after another sitting president serves a term of 4.

What years was Lyndon Johnson President of the United States?

Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th President of the United States of America. He became President following JFK's assassination, and served a single term, sitting as President from 1963-1969.

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When was the last sitting vice president NOT run for president?

Spiro Agnew.