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1 Government at Work: The Bureaucracy 0245/americans-swap- electoral-college-popular- vote.aspx 0245/americans-swap- electoral-college-popular- vote.aspx

2 The Federal Bureaucracy Bureaucracy- a large, complex administrative structure that handles the everyday business of an organization. The federal bureaucracy is all of the agencies, people, and procedures through which the Federal Government operates.  Federal Government is the largest organization in the country.  The President is the chief administrator of the Federal Government. Federal employees deliver mail, collect taxes, conduct American foreign policy and on….

3 Executive Departments  The executive departments, often called the Cabinet departments, are the traditional units of federal administration. Today, the executive departments vary a great deal in terms of visibility, size, and importance.

4 The Cabinet The Cabinet is an informal advisory body brought together by the President to serve his needs.  By tradition, the heads of the executive departments form the Cabinet.  The President appoints the head of each of the executive departments, which are then subject to Senate approval.  Cabinet members serve as both head of their respective departments and as advisors to the President.  Reports Reports 0XZY 0XZY

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