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Executive branch

The branch of government responsible for executing or enforcing the laws

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Foreign policy

Plans for guiding our nation's relations with other countries

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Ambassadors

Official representatives to foreign governments

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Executive Agreements

Agreements with other countries that do not need Senate approval

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Domestic Policy

Plans for dealing with national problems

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Bureaucracy

An organization of government departments, agencies, and offices

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Administration

A team of executive branch officials appointed by each President

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Cabinet

An important group of policy advisors to the president, made up of the executive department heads and a few other officials

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Treaties

Formal agreements with other countries

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Executive Privilege

The President's right to keep information secret from the Congress and the courts