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...
... from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or
bias. .... N/A, 2016, Outdoor Industry Association Political Action Committee ...
Dec 9, 2016 ... Find out who oil and gas industry's favorite political candidate is or how ... Here's
a list of the top interest groups contributing to members of the ...
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 ...
Aug 24, 2016 ... 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 ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... HomePolitics10 Most Powerful Special Interest Groups in America. BY Michelle ...
The NAACP still retains great influence in the political arena.
Actually, there are three major types of interest groups. ... by political action
committees (PACs), who serve as special political arms for the interest groups.
Sep 4, 2014 ... Lobbying is widespread throughout the U.S. political system; previous ... For
instance, in 2012, organized interest groups spent $3.5 billion ...
Jan 19, 2007 ... Interest group, also called special interest group or pressure group, any
association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, ...
Interest groups are also known as lobbies; lobbying is one of the ways in which ...
public are often critical of the roles of "special interests" in the political process.