The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20500
Telephone: (202) 465-1111 Tours - (202) 465-7041
Article II, section 1, of the Constitution provides that "[t]he executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America. He shall hold this Office during the Term of four Years, ...together with the Vice President, chosen for the same term..." In addition to the powers set forth in the Constitution, the statutes have conferred upon the President specific authority and responsibility covering a wide range of matters (United States Code Index).
The President is the administrative head of the executive branch of the Government, which includes numerous agencies, both temporary and permanent, as well as the 14 executive departments.
The following material was condensed and edited from the White House Homepage Web site--with added content to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway site.
More Detailed Information
Home page and Introductory Information
Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady of the United States
Interactive Citizens' Handbook quality search and browse document.
White House Help Desk answers your concerns, questions, etc.
Frequently Requested Toll-Free Telephone Numbers - GSA
US Government Blue Pages Online Directory federal telephone directory.
News, Public Affairs, History, etc.
What's New at the White House daily rundown of top stories.
Presidential Directives and Where to Find Them - Library of Congress
Clinton Administration Accomplishments
Office of National Drug Control Policy
White House Electronic Publications menu of press releases, topical releases, major documents, etc.
Presidents of The United States
First Ladies of the United States
First Ladies - National First Ladies Library recent creation of this portion of history inspired by Mrs. Clinton.
Vice President Al Gore's Coalition - Welfare-to-Work
White House Virtual Library covers briefings, radio addresses, publications, etc.
Presidential Sites Resources covers speeches, president's resources, etc.
White House - English Server news-history document with press briefings, town hall events, etc.
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
White House Electronics Publications documents, speeches, releases, etc. and Retrieval Results White House Publications
The White House Library covers all documents on this Web site.
A White House History provides an open view of the White House floor plan.
Official Federal Government Information at Your Figertips - GPO contains reports on the Legislative, Executive, Judicial, Regulatory, Congressional, etc.
Social Statistics Briefing Room gives crime, education, demographics, and health statistics--also connects to FedStats which means more statistics.
FedStats excellent federal statistical sites.
The White House Briefing Room press release and other summaries of happenings.
Codification of Presidential Proclamations
Commonly Requested Federal Services
Customer Service Vice President Gore is leading an effort to "reinvent" portions of the U. S. Federal Government.
White House Tour Information details in planning a White House tour.
OEOB Tour Image Overview picture tour of the Old Executive Office Building. In Washington this building is referred to in a loving way as the "Wedding Cake" - take a look and see why.
Executive Office of The President Current Competitive Vacancies
White House Fellowships Homepage
United States of America - USIA contains many American treasures.
White House Web Team the "team" answer questions and manage this site.
White House Offices and Agencies
Office of Administration administrative support for all Executive Offices.
Federal Agencies & Commissions
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy.
National Coordination Office for Computing, Information, and Communications
Office of Management & Budget
Budget of the United States Government with some accompanying remarks.
Office of Management and Budget plans use of this nation's spending.
FAQs About the Budget and the National Debt
Budget System and Concepts and Glossary
Some Prominent Locations
National Security Council exists to advise and assist the President on national security and foreign policy matters.
Council of Economic Advisers this group primarily performs an analysis and appraisal of the national economy for the purpose of providing policy recommendations to the President.
President's Council On Sustainable Development advises the President on developments in economic, environmental, and equity goals.
United States Trade Representative
Affirmative Action Review details the Presidents review of this area.
Reinventing Partnership for Reinventing Government the Vice President's project to streamline and reinvent some government operations.
President's Commission on Physical Fitness
Office of Women's Initiatives and Outreach maintains contact with women's groups.
National Council on Disability
Other Items of Interest
Hall of Presidents - National Portrait Gallery
U. S. Presidential Historical Sites - Encyclopedia Smithsonian
The National Security Archive - GWU Cold War, nuclear, China, etc.
Regulatory Information Service Center
The Committee Management Secretariat overseas groups that gather information.
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