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Advocacy group - Wikipedia

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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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... from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. .... N/A, 2016, Outdoor Industry Association Political Action Committee ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

20 Interest Groups Fueling Government Corruption With Cash

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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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

interest group | political science | Britannica.com

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Jan 19, 2007 ... Interest group, also called special interest group or pressure group, any association of individuals or organizations, usually formally organized, ...

Types of Interest Groups - CliffsNotes

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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.