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political science

(Encyclopedia) political science, the study of government and political processes, institutions, and behavior. Government and politics have been studied and commented on since the time of the ancient?

party, political

(Encyclopedia) party, political, organization whose aim is to gain control of the government apparatus, usually through the election of its candidates to public office. Political parties take many?

campaign, political

(Encyclopedia) campaign, political, organized effort to secure nomination and election of candidates for government offices. In the United States, the most important political campaigns are those for?

political action committee

(Encyclopedia) political action committee (PAC), U.S. organization formed by a corporation, labor union, or association to raise money for political activity. Funds can be gathered by voluntary?

On a Political Prisoner

On a Political PrisonerShe that but little patience knew, From childhood on, had now so much A grey gull lost its fear and flew Down to her cell and there alit, And there endured her fingers?

Politics and Pipelines

Political problems, huge investments confront major oil discovery by David Johnson This article was posted on August 27, 2000. Oil drilling stations like the one above will?

Political Infighting

1997 News of the Nation In mid-summer, no longer content with fighting across the aisle, Republicans began taking aim at their own members. In late July, a group of dissidents decided to hold?

London School of Economics and Political Science

(Encyclopedia) London School of Economics and Political Science, at London, England; founded 1895, recognized as a school of the Univ. of London (see London, Univ. of) in 1900. It publishes many?

The Devil's Dictionary: Politics

by Ambrose Bierce POLITENESSPOLITICIANPOLITICS -n. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.