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...
National Special Interest Groups .... 2006, N/A, United States Public Interest
Research Group ... N/A, 2012, Term Limits America Political Action Committee ...
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 ...
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 ...
Find out which interest groups made the most campaign ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... A 2014 study published in Perspectives on Politics, “Testing Theories of
American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens,” ...
Sep 4, 2014 ... Lobbying is widespread throughout the U.S. political system; previous ... For
instance, in 2012, organized interest groups spent $3.5 billion ...
Participation, Interest Groups, and Lobbying » Glossary. astroturf campaign: The
term "grassroots movement" implies a broad based, deeply rooted sentiment ...
Interest groups are organizations of people who share common political interests
and aim to influence public policy by electioneering and lobbying. Interest ...
Interest groups vary greatly in size, aims, and tactics. Political scientists generally
divide interest groups into two categories: economic and noneconomic.