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Last reply by: Professor Jibin Park
Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:02 PM

Post by Rebecca Dai on April 11, 2015

What kind does fbi belong to? Is it independent executive agency? Thanks!

The Presidency & the Bureaucracy

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:07
  • The Bureaucracy 0:52
    • Cabinet Departments
    • Independent Executive Agency
    • Independent Regulatory Agency
    • Government Corporations
  • Characteristics of the American Bureaucracy 6:11
    • Political Authority
    • Main Source of Bureaucratic Power
  • Influences on Federal Bureaucracy 9:18
    • Executive Influences
    • Congressional Influences
    • Iron Triangles
  • The Executive Office of the President (EOP) 16:12
    • White House Office
    • National Security Council
    • Office of Management and Budget
  • Key Cabinet Departments 21:22
    • State
    • Treasury
    • Defense
  • Other Executive Departments 29:12
    • Interior
    • Justice
    • 15 Other Departments
  • Problems with Bureaucracy 34:01
    • Red Tape
    • Easier to Block Action Than to Take Action
    • Bureaucrats are Difficult to Fire
  • Example 1 36:32
  • Example 2 37:18
  • Example 3 38:52
  • Example 4 40:13
  • Example 5 42:31