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The American Presidency  

Guide to the presidency and the presidents
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Article II, Section 1 of the United States Constitution states that "the executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America." The President is both the head of state and the head of government of the United States of America, and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. Under Article II of the Constitution, the President is responsible for the execution and enforcement of the laws created by Congress.

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