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Some of the "czar" positions existed under previous presidents and require Senate confirmation.


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Obama's Many Policy 'Czars' Draw Ire From Conservatives
Article | On paper, they are special advisers, chairmen of White House boards, special envoys and Cabinet agency deputies, asked by the president to guide high-priority initiatives. But critics call them "czars" whose powers are not subject to congressional oversight, and their increasing numbers have beco...

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