• Pick a current position in the United States Government and write a paper on that government position (i.e. President, First Lady, Vice President, President’s Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, any cabinet head, Head of FBI, Supreme Court Justice, United States Attorney General, any United States Senator, any member of the United States House of Representatives, or any other position).
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• In your paper you should:
o Describe the position, explain what does this person does and the sources of this person’s power (i.e. Constitution or another law or bill), who does this person share power with, who does this person report to / who provides a “check and balance” on this position?
o Explain how the role is filled (i.e. appointed or elected and the process).
o Who is the current person in this position and provide background information about this person and major goals / initiatives this individual has in this position.
o Is this person affiliated with a political party? What role does that play in this position (i.e. with election or appointment, with how this person carries out their duties, with decisions the person makes, with accountability)?
o What are the major issues confronting the person in this position currently?
o What is your opinion of this person and why?
o Based on your research, what are the major impacts in history of this position and explain.

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