We’ve been hearing a lot about this so-called mandate President Barack Obama has planned for America. We’re also hearing quite a bit about his man date with former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney at the White House on Thursday.

That’s confusing, right?

We thought we’d let you in on the subtle differences between the two with this handy FAQ.

You’re welcome, America.

"I’ve got one mandate. I’ve got a mandate to help middle class families."
Watch 'The Young Turks' tonight @ 7E/4P to see Cenk Uygur discuss Obama’s mandate (or lack thereof).

"I’ve got one mandate. I’ve got a mandate to help middle class families."

Watch 'The Young Turks' tonight @ 7E/4P to see Cenk Uygur discuss Obama’s mandate (or lack thereof).