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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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... evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. .... 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 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, ...

Public Interest Groups - HUD

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Public Interest Groups ... Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies ... National Legal Center for the Public Interest. -, National Low Income Housing ...

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 ...

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,” ...

Donald Trump Met Secretly With Interest Groups - First Draft ...

www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2016/04/04/donald-trump-met-secretly-with-interests-groups/

Apr 4, 2016 ... Mr. Trump, who routinely denounces special interests in his stump ... and get politics news updates via Facebook, Twitter and the First Draft ...

Issues, Organizations, and Interest Groups

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Issues, Organizations, and Interest Groups. Pick an issue ... Center for Public Integrity Against Political Corruption Center for ... Common Cause Political Reform Organization ... U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging US Government. Taxes / ...

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

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

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

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Mar 9, 2015 ... OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics. Politicians & ... The first list shows the overall 50 biggest interest groups. The other two ...

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 ...

Interest Groups [ushistory.org]

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Actually, there are three major types of interest groups. ... by political action committees (PACs), who serve as special political arms for the interest groups.