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Advocacy group

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Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or ... Some groups are supported or backed by powerful business or political interests and exert considerable i...

interest group | political science | Britannica.com

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Nov 14, 2014 ... Interest group, also called special interest group or pressure group, any association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, ...

Top Interest Groups Giving to Members of Congress, 2016 Cycle ...

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OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics. Politicians & Elections ... The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups. The other two highlight the ...

SparkNotes: Interest Groups: Types of Interest Groups

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Interest groups vary greatly in size, aims, and tactics. Political scientists generally divide interest groups into two categories: economic and noneconomic.

The influence of elites, interest groups and average voters on ...

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Nov 14, 2014 ... A 2014 study published in Perspectives on Politics, “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens,” ...

Interest Groups in American Politics - Twyman-Whitney.com

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Aug 6, 2013 ... An interest group (also called an advocacy group, lobbying group, pressure group, or special interest) is a group, however loosely or tightly ...

The Role of Interest Groups

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Both the formal structure and the informal traditions of American politics provide fertile ground for interest groups. One feature of the American system that ...

What is an interest group? definition and meaning

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Definition of interest group: Non-profit and usually voluntary organization whose ... for which they seek to influence public policy, without seeking political control.

Interest group | Define Interest group at Dictionary.com

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Interest group definition, a group of people drawn or acting together in support of a common interest or to voice a common concern: Political interest groups seek ...

Interest Groups | Political Science - Boundless

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Advocacy groups exert influence on political parties, mostly through campaign ... A number of interest groups have sought out electoral politics as a means of ...

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Interest Groups [ushistory.org]

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So, the election is over. How can the average American remain involved in politics without waiting for the next election? One chief means of influencing the ...

National Special Interest Groups - The Voter's Self Defense System ...

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National Special Interest Groups .... 2006, N/A, United States Public Interest Research Group ... N/A, 2012, Term Limits America Political Action Committee ...

Lobbying, special interests and "buying" influence: What research ...

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Sep 4, 2014 ... Lobbying is widespread throughout the U.S. political system; previous ... For instance, in 2012, organized interest groups spent $3.5 billion ...