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Branches & Departments

The Branches of Government - Learn more about the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.

Federal Government of the United States - The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial, whose powers are vested by the U.S. Constitution in the Congress, the President, and the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, respectively.

The White House - Website of the President of the United States.

U.S. Senate - Official website of the United States Senate.

U.S. House of Representatives - Official website of the United States House of Representatives.

U.S. Congress - Official website of the United States Congress.

U.S. Supreme Court - Official website of the United States Supreme Court.

A - Z Index of Government Departments & Agencies - A comprehensive index of the Federal Government's departments and agencies.

Department of State - The Department's mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.

Department of Justice - “The most sacred of the duties of government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all its citizens.”  - Thomas Jefferson. This sacred duty remains the guiding principle for the women and men of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Department of Defense - the official web site for the Department of Defense and the starting point for finding U.S. military information online.

Statistics & Information - can help you start your search for government information by topic and agency.

U.S. Census Bureau - The U.S. Census Bureau serves America as the leading source of quality data about our people, business and economy.

Data & Statistics - Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.

Government Web Resources - Links to multiple government resources, compiled by the Library of Congress. - Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

Health Resources - Learn more about the best ways to find health information from the government.