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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Find U.S. Congress Interest Groups | MapLight - Money and Politics

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Find out which interest groups made the most campaign ...

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,” ...

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 ...

American Politics | Participation, Interest Groups, and Lobbying ...

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Participation, Interest Groups, and Lobbying » Glossary. astroturf campaign: The term "grassroots movement" implies a broad based, deeply rooted sentiment ...

Chapter 9: Interest Groups | American Politics Today, Core 2e: W. W. ...

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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 ...

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.

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

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May 16, 2016 ... OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics. Politicians & ... The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups. The other two ...

interest group | political science | Britannica.com

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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 ...

These 20 Special-Interest Groups Are Flooding Congress With Cash

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Jan 31, 2015 ... Where does all that money that influences our political system come from? We have a list of the top 20 special-interest groups lining Congress's ...