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The Plum Book (United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions): Main Page

Cover of the 2000 edition of the Plum Book.Every four years, just after the Presidential election, the United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the Plum Book, is published, alternately, by the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs and the House Committee on Government Reform. The Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the Federal Government. More.

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