Talk:Government of the United States of America

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I started this because I noticed we had a lot of U.S. government and politics pages spread all over the wiki, but little to unify them. I'm not planning to do more. A good deal of it is from the USA article (government section). Different images might be nice, as would more consistency in the names: U.S. Congress, United States Congress, Congress of the United States, Congress of the United States of America... :-) John Stephenson 02:19, 28 October 2007 (CDT)

A few changes; OK?

The most substantial change I just made was to change the characterization of the local-state-federal-government relationship from "hierarchical" to "NOT strictly hierarchical." The previous wording implied that the states are creatures of, and entirely subordinate to, the federal government, just as cities are to states, which was presumably not what you meant. In other changes, I changed (the President's) "delegates" to "subordinates," since "delegate" is also the title of some members of the legislative branch (non-voting representatives from territories); and "representatives" to "electors," since "representative" is also the title of most members of the House. Finally, I corrected an obvious typo where "legislative" should have been "judicial." If any of these is incorrect, please edit away! Bruce M.Tindall 14:06, 13 December 2007 (CST)