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Constitutional Powers

Those powers expressively given to the President in the Constitution.

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Evolutionary Powers

Those powers that the office of the President has gained or assumed over time.

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The Electoral College

People selected in each state who gather to formally cast their ballots for the President & Vice President.

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Bureaucracy

A large & complex group of people and agencies whose purpose is to manage gov't & implement policy.

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The Cabinet

A group of persona, racked heading 15 executive departments which work collectively to advise the President, individually to implement policy.

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Elector

Member of the electoral college.

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Executive Agreement

A presidential agreement, not requiring the Senate's approval, with another head of state.

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Executive Order

A presidential directive to an agency that defines new policies or carries out existing laws.

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Executive Privelege

The President's right to withhold information from or refuse to testify before Congress or the courts.