How Is an Interest Group Different Than a Political Party?

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An interest group is different from a political party in a sense that it has certain views or goals that cannot be changed, as opposed to the later which can review and rethink its platform whenever the situation requires. The members of an interest group are bound together, as the name suggests, by their common interest. Members of a political group, on the other hand, are organized to formulate and direct policies if no identifying interest or issue exists.
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