535 voting members of Congress. Nine Supreme Court justices. One president. And about 4.3 million federal government employees. America’s government oversees, manages, and regulates our public land, some taxes, the nation’s defense, and so much more. Learn more about our federal institutions.

14 facts about the president and other senior U.S. government officials who lead the executive branch

The Executive Branch by the Numbers

14 facts about the president and other senior U.S. government officials who lead the executive branch

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15 facts about the highest court in the land

The Supreme Court by the Numbers

15 facts about the highest court in the land

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What Is the Electoral College?

A closer look at how Americans elect their president

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12 facts about the upper chamber of the United States Congress

The U.S. Senate by the Numbers

12 facts about the upper chamber of the United States Congress

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18 facts about the larger chamber of the United States Congress

The U.S. House of Representatives by the Numbers

18 facts about the larger chamber of the United States Congress

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10 facts about voting in the U.S.

Voting by the Numbers

10 facts about voting in the U.S.

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Learn more about the history and evolution of the first 10 amendments

How Did the Bill of Rights Come to Be?

Learn more about the history and evolution of the first 10 amendments

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