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Patronage

Swapping of political support for a government job

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Merit

The ability to do the job

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New deal

A collection of legislative proposals aimed at providing socialist benefits

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Departments

The organizations closest to the president and most subject to his direct control

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Government corporations

Public company that operates a quasi-business enterprise

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Cabinet

15 heads of executive departments

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Career civil servants

Employee within the executive departments who are hired, not appointed

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Independent executive agencies

Agencies that tend to have a single function and report directly to the president

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Independent regulatory agencies

Agencies created by congress to regulate some aspect of American life

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Statutory laws

Laws created by legislatures

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Slip laws

First publication of statutory laws

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US statutes at large

Bound publication of all slip laws from one congressional session

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Federal register

Publication of proposed rules that gives those affected by regulation to read both regulations be proposed and implemented

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Code of federal regulations

Yearly publication that lists all regulations issued that year and other still in effect

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Administrative law judges

A special group of judged who preside over cases arising out of agency decisions

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Deficit spending

When the government spends more than it receives in revenue