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1) Social relations involving authority or power. 2) The art or science of governing.

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United States Secretary of State

Politics; U.S. politics

The United States Secretary of State is the head of the United States Department of State, concerned with foreign affairs. The current Secretary of State is Hillary Rodham ...

silver spoon

Politics; U.S. politics

A term that is often used to describe wealth, especially inherited wealth. For example, someone born into a wealthy family is said to have "been born with a silver spoon in his ...

Secret Service prostitution scandal

Politics; U.S. politics

A scandal involving 12 U.S. secret service men and Colombian prostitutes before a recent presidential trip to Colombia. After the scandal broke, the Department of Homeland ...

environmental terrorism

Politics; U.S. politics

The use of sabotage, arson and violence in order to achieve environmentalist aims. The Unabomber, Chaim Nissim and James Jay Lee were all environmental terrorists. Animal ...


Politics; U.S. politics

A person who uses sabotage, arson and violence in order to achieve environmentalist aims. The actions of such a person is sometimes called political terrorism.

hard money

Politics; U.S. politics

Political donations given by individuals and political action committees and subject to federal contribution limits of $1,000 to a federal candidate, and $20,000 a year to a ...


Politics; U.S. politics

Persons possessing or claiming to possess superior understanding and knowledge.