metaphor for the appropriation of government spending for localized projects
a person or group of persons elected or appointed to perform some service or function
prolonged speech that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly
federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information
refers to the review, monitoring, and supervision of federal agencies, programs, activities, and policy implementation
manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class.
process of drawing boundaries for electoral and political districts in the U.S.
assistance provided by members of Congress to constituents who encounter a grievance with a federal agency
current holder of a political office
the constitutional requirement that appointments by the president be made "by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate"
success in the 1994 U.S. midterm elections, which resulted in a net gain of 54 seats in the House of Representatives
Executive Department of the Government of the United States of America power over the United States military is second only to that of the President
government cabinet body responsible for standards in occupational safety, wages and number of hours worked, unemployment insurance benefits, re-employment services
federal executive branch responsible for developing policies for effective use of the nation's resources,conservation, regulating oil pipelines, and encouraging research on new sources
secretary department, federal executive branch responsible for providing federal aid & financial aid to students, keeping national records
Cabinet-level section of the U.S. government that is dedicated to promoting economic growth,create jobs through sustainable development, favorable international trade terms
A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety
the powers of the federal government that are specifically described in the Constitution are sometimes called 'delegated' or 'expressed powers,'
powers of U.S. government which have not been explicitly granted by the Constitution
once a bill has gone through procedure it's passed it's turned into this
the smaller upper assembly in the US Congress, most US states, France, and other countries.
lower house of the United States Congress with 435 popularly elected officials,
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