The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic mostly in North America comprised of fifty states and a federal district.
The federal government of the USA contains several agencies:
- The Department of Domestic Security (or DDS) is a branch of the government that deals with various projects relating to threats to the country.
- Checkmate is a mysterious underground government agency run by Amanda Waller. Their goal was to make sure that all metahuman groups, such as the Justice League and Justice Society of America, are under the absolute control of the US government.
- The Disease Control Agency (or DCA) is an agency that works to protect public health and safety.
- The Center for Environmental Protection (or CEP) is a federal agency that protects the environment.
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Lex Luthor - elected President in 2018 (Finale, Part 2)
- Ed Burke - Senator of Kansas in 2007
- Martha Kent - Elected Senator of Kansas in 2007 after Ed Burke's assassination
- Linda Danvers - Secretary of Domestic Security in an alternate universe
Known Government Employees
- General Sam Lane - US Army General
- General Slade Wilson - Enforced VRA law.
- Lieutenant Trotter - DDS Agent
- Federal agents attempted to seize Clark Kent after he revealed he was an alien from Krypton. (Infamous)
- US Federal agencies and agents were almost always shown to be incompetent, corrupt, or willing to resort to torture or other extreme measures. The sole exception has been Martha Kent, although she resorted to extreme measures as the Red Queen to protect her son.