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Accountability
Acid Rain
Advice and Consent
Affirm
Alderman
Alleged
Alternative Minimum Tax
Ambassador
Amendment Process
Amicus Curiae
Appeals Court
Appropriation
Arbiter
Arbitrary
Articles of Confederation
Assessor
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Attorney General
Auditor
Authoritarianism
Authority
Average Tax Rate
Alleged
Something that has been declared, claimed, asserted or charged but not fully proved. Frequently used to describe legal charges that have been brought against a suspect who has not yet been tried in court, as in "Karpov allegedly murdered his wife in April after receiving word from an anonymous source that she lived a secret double life."