Federal Government



Body of individuals at the federal level that sets and administers public policy, exercises executive and political power through customs, institutions, and laws within a country.

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  • Elmo was concerned about American public policies and institutions, so he decided to run for a position within the federal government.

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  • My father always encouraged to get a job with the federal government, saying that I would have job security and a good pension when I retired, as well as serving my country.

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  • The federal government in the United States relies on hundreds of thousands of workers who are responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, lawmakers, sanitation workers, museum officials, servicemen or women, and contractors.

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