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TermDefinition
An official of the government who represents the nation in diplomatic matters Ambassador
A private citizen or other who will be affected by potential rules and regulations stake Holder
One who works for a department or agency of the federal government; a civil servant Bureaucrats
To remove oneself from a decision or issue involving former employers or clients Recuse
One of the president’s top assistants who is in charge of media relations Press Secretary
An ambassador’s official residence and office in a foreign country Minister
To remove regulation Deregulation
The president’s most trusted adviser and the overseer of the work and operations of the White House and the Executive Office of the President White House Chief of Staff
Overly burdensome regulations and requirements Red tape
An order that will stop an action or enforce a rule Injunction
Which part of the government approves appointments of the president’s cabinet? Senate
Leader elected by citizens of a town who sometimes has a ceremonial role Mayor
A major expense of many American cities Police Protection
The only military group a governor has power to lead National Guard
Elected official with different roles at state and federal levels Secretary of State
Needs more federal investment, according to some mayors Infrastructure
The head of the executive branch of state government Governor
Bringing new companies to a state to help its economy grow Business Development
To manage revenue, as in paying costs of public education Finance
Informal requirement for becoming governor One must typically be 25 or 30 years old, have lived in the State for at least five years, and be a qualified voter.
Area that a city council has authority over District
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