Government Terms Key

Republicanalso referred to as the GOP(Grand Old Party), it is one of the two major political parties in the United States.(


Democratic-one of the two major contemporary political parties in the US, along with the Republican Party.(


Congressa national legislative body in the US. The US Congress, which meets at the Capitol in Washington DC, is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives.(


Senatethe smaller upper assembly in the US Congress( the sole power to conduct impeachment trials, essentially serving as jury and judge(


“The House”-a nickname for the House of Representatives; the U.S. House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws. It is one of Congress’s two chambers (the other is the U.S. Senate), and part of the federal government’s legislative branch. proportionally represents the population of the 50 states.(


Attorney Generalthe head of the US Department of Justice; the principal legal officer who represents a country or a state in legal proceedings and gives legal advice to the government.(


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