U.S. Government Branches and Agencies


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  • State Department, Foreign Affairs, and Travel
  • Capitol: White House, Congress and the Judiciary
  • The Pentagon, C.I.A. and National Security
  • International Development
  • All Other Federal Agencies

    State Department, Foreign Affairs and Travel

  • Human Rights Information
  • Foreign Policy and International Affairs
  • Office of International Women's Issues
  • U.S. Consular Affairs and Travel Provides passport instructions, customs information, travel advisories,and other assistance.
  • Embassies around the world
  • The State Department Server Complete links to officers and departments.

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    The Capitol: White House, Congress and the Judiciary

  • The White House Official site for the West Wing.
  • Congressional Committee Websites: House of Representatives The Judiciary, Intelligence, International Relations and Appropriations committees and subcommittees are all listed here.
  • Congressional Committee Websites: Senate Committee and subcommittee chairs wield the most power and are the best ones to contact if you have comments or suggestions.
  • Information about Senators and Representatives This site helps you locate congress people and gives useful background, such as the names of their staff and a list of contributors to their last election campaign.
  • THOMAS: Legislative documents and Information.
  • The Supreme Court

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    C.IA. and National Security Links

  • Central Intelligence Agency - C.I.A.
  • National Security Agency
  • Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Defense Intelligence Agency Branch of the U.S. military.
  • F.B.I. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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    International Development

  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. Export-Import Bank
  • U.S. Trade and Development Agency
  • The Peace CorpsThe official volunteer agency.

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    Federal Agencies

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency - FEMA Federal disaster assistance program.
  • Centers for Disease Control Monitors flu epidemics and responds to biological emergencies (e.g. anthrax).
  • Continuity of Government Commission Contingency planning in the event a crippling catastrophe disables government.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Product recall information
  • Food and Drug Administration Monitors and approves food imports (except beef and poultry), approves and recalls medicine and prescription drugs.
  • U.S.D.A. Department of Agriculture
  • Food Safety and Inspection Service Inspects beef and poultry products.
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Social Security Administration
  • U.S. Federal Consumer Information Center
  • Department of Labor
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • FedWorld Complete directory of federal agencies.


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