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Coercive monopoly · Corporate personhood · Corporate welfare · Government- granted ... Some groups are supported or backed by powerful business or political interests and exert considerable influence on the political process, while others ...

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Interest group, also called special interest group or pressure group, any association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, that, on the basis ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Feb 8, 2017 ... ... will help you learn how these interests gain political influence in American politics. ... Here's a list of the top interest groups contributing to members of the 114th ... The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups.

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But there is power in numbers, and political institutions are more likely to r. ... An interest group is an organization whose members share common concerns and ...

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An interest group is an organization whose members share common concerns, and try to influence government policies that impact those concerns.

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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.

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Interest groups are organizations of people who share common political interests and aim to influence public policy by electioneering and lobbying. Interest ...

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Political parties and interest groups often run campaigns completely independently of candidates, and their efforts can begin long before and last long after an ...