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Delegation of Powers
The process by which the Congress gives the executine branch the additional authority to address new problems (Congress gives extra power to Pres)
Divided Government
The situation where one party controls over the White House and the other party controls the Congress
Cabinet
A group of presidential advisors; the heads of the executive departments and other key officials
Gridlock
A situation where gov is incapable of acting on important issues often b/c of divided gov
Legislative Liason Staff
The people who comprise the communications link b/w the White House and Congress, advising the president or cabinet secretaries on the status of pending legislation
Mandate
An endorsement by voters. Presidents sometimes argue they have been given a mandate to carry out plicy proposals