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The federal bureaucracy is sometimes referred to as the "fourth branch" of the government because itwields significant power. Using a news article from the last four weeks that demonstrates this power,evaluate the bureaucracy as co-equal branch of the federal government. Why or why isn't it a "fourthbranch"?Most people have some knowledge on the three branches of government (executive, legislative,and judicial) however; there is another and it is often times referred to as the ‘fourth branch’ because ofthe amount of power it wields. This ‘fourth branch’ is the federal bureaucracy and is actually locatedwithin the executive branch (Lenz & Holman, 2015). Now knowing that this branch exists, it’s importantto understand what it is. A bureaucracy is a large organization that has three characteristics that areneeded to perform or complete a specific function or set of functions. These three characteristics are:
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