release from the punishment or legal consequences of 2 crimes by the President or a governor.
the release of 2 prisoners short of the complete term of the original sentence.
lawmaker who owes his/her first allegiance to his/her political party.
a license issued to an inventor granting the exclusive right to manufacture, use or sell his or her invention for a limited period of time-good for 20 years, Issued by a special act of Congress by the Patent and Trademark Office in the Department of Commerce.
the practice of giving jobs to supporters and friends.
the restructuring of political and economic life under the rule of Mikhail Gorbachev.
the act of lying under oath.
PERSONA NON GRATA:
an unwelcome person, used to describe recalled diplomatic officials.
the party who brings suit or some legal action against someone (defendant).
a political party's formal statement of basic principles stands on major issues and objectives.
a society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups.
in an election be number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate.
when a chief executive does not sign or reject a bill within the time allowed to do so.
POLITICALACTION COMMITTEE (PAC):
the political extension of special interest groups which have a major stake in public policy.
one's own influence or effectiveness on politics.
list of all registered voters who live in a precinct.