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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 ...

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

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Sep 4, 2014 ...Special interests” and lobbyists are often derided for their perceived ... Change since 1945 — explores the political power of interest groups.

Types of Interest Groups - CliffsNotes

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Interest groups are also known as lobbies; lobbying is one of the ways in ... as the public are often critical of the roles of "special interests" in the political process.

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.

10 Most Powerful Special Interest Groups in America - Listosaur ...

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Jul 2, 2014 ... HomePolitics10 Most Powerful Special Interest Groups in America. BY Michelle ... The NAACP still retains great influence in the political arena.

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

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

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 / ...

Lobbyists and Special Interest Groups - Boundless

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Learn more about lobbyists and special interest groups in the Boundless open ... based on their merits but instead based on their political repercussions.

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

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Here's a list of the top interest groups contributing to members ...

20 Interest Groups Fueling Government Corruption With Cash

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4 days ago ... 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 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 ...