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Government Information: Federal Government

U.S. Federal Government Documents are those publications issued at U.S. Government expense or by the authority of a U.S. government body.

Executive Branch

This is the section of the U.S. government which is responsible for executing laws.  The executive branch consists of: the President, the Vice President, the Cabinet, all the executive departments, and several administrative agencies.

Past Presidents

Legislative Branch

Congress is the legislative branch of the federal government. It consistes of the House of Representatives and the Senate.  The House has 435 voting members, each one representing a congressional district, and 5 non-voting members, 1 each from the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and 1 resident commissioner.  The Senate has 100 members, 2 from each of the 50 states.

Judicial Branch

The judicial branch of  the U.S. government is made up of the court system, with the Supreme Court as the highest court whose members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.