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Casework

When an elected representative help people with lost social security check

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Judicial review

To review any law that pass by Supreme Court

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Civil cases

One where you sue someone for financial damages (for money)

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Criminal cases

Break the law go to jail (beyond a reasonable doubt)

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Richard Neustadt

Wrote book on presidency, President’s power was to influence people

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Gerald Ford

Republican for Michigan, President when Richard Nixon rescinded, he pardoned Nixon

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John Boehner

Speaker of the House from Ohio, smokes a lot even in the White House, republican

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Newt Gingrich

Former Speaker of the House when government shut down

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Eric Cantor

Lieutenant for John Boehner, republican

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Nancy Pelosi

Minority of the House, Liberal

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John Roberts

Chief Justice, appointed by George W. Bush

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John Kerry

Current Secretary of State

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Antonin Scalia

Conservative member of Supreme Court

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Max Weber

Made Characteristics for Bureaucracy

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FDR

Democratic president elected 4 times

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Ronald Reagan

Hero of Conservative

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Cloture

To stop a filibuster

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Earmarks

Money for a specific project in a senator or representative state

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Franking privilege

If a member of congress, you can send mail to anyone for free

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Docket

An agenda for the court

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Rule of four

In Supreme Court, 4 members have to agree to hear a case

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FCC (federal communication commission)

Regulate air tv, but limited like cable

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Amtrak

federal corporation, suppose to make money, only makes money in northeast quarter

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USPS

federal corporation, suppose to make money

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Joint committee

Composed by members in the House and senate formed for specific policy areas