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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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

ThisNation.com--Interest Groups

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When this happens, a special interest group is formed. These groups then compete for a share of the limited resources distributed through the political process.

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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 ...

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 ...

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,” ...