A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Dark Horse
DCCC
Debate
Debt Limit
Debt Retirement
Defendant
Deficit
Deficit Spending
Deflation
Delegate
Democracy
Democratic Party
Depression
Discretionary Spending
Disenfranchised
Dismissal
Dissenting Opinion
Distributive Justice
District Attorney
Diversity
Divided Government
Dividend
Double Giving
Double Jeopardy
DSCC
DSCC
Due Process
Defendant
In a civil action, the party denying or defending itself against charges brought by a plaintiff. In a criminal action, the person accused by the government of breaking the law.


Glossary, Kolbert and Mettger, Censoring the Web (the New Press)