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HW: 9.2, 9.3, 9.4,Words To Study:Lobbyists: People who protect and advance the interests of business groups( kind of likeassistants). They do this by informing, persuading, and pressuring people who makelaws to support the group's goals.Constituents:The residents of a congressional district or state that have the power tovote for a representative.Grassroots Lobbying: This is when interest groups encourage their members to contactlegislators on behalf of a policy position that they are advocating for. Since it costs a lotof money to contact them, the grassroots is mainly done by interest groups that are wellfunded on major issues.Bureaucrats: An official in a government department that implements, administers,regulates policies, issues fines, and testifies before Congress.Legislative Registration reorganization act- a law that required lobbyists to register theirconnections and keep track of their finances(1946).Interest Groups: A group of people who share common interests and want to checkspecific parts of the government.Policymaker: Groups that make authoritative decisions for society,Coalition: When two or more interest groups join together to form a majority in thenational legislature.Iron Triangles: A group of people in congress, a bureaucratic agency, and an interestgroup work together to make laws and forward their agendas.Pluralism: A theory that says that competition amongst interest groups leads tocompromise and balance among competing policy(law/rule) preferences.Pluralists believe that interest groups, their competition against each other, and howthey represent the interests in society are important in today's democracy.Overlapping Membership: This is where people who belong to several interest groupsnegotiate and compromise.Public Relations: Political public relations is the management process by which anorganization or individual actor for political purposes, through purposeful communicationand action, seeks to influence and to establish, build, and maintain beneficialrelationships and reputations with its key publics to help support its mission and achieveits goals.Advocacy Campaigns: an individual marketing effort that uses one or more advocacytactics to get the word out to your supporters with an appeal for them to take a specificaction in support of a larger goal.Political Action Committees(Pac):9.2:Lobbyists become more involved when the government makes new rules. For example,Recently the obama administration wanted to completely restructure the financial rulesand increase monitoring, because there was a really big financial crisis, and that wastheir solution to the problem, anyways after they presented this case so many
companies/businesses such as banks, credit card corporations, etc. hired lobbyists toprotect their interests, and their business grew in response. There are at least 8,000lobbyists and quite a lot of them come from former public servants or former congress

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Term
Fall
Professor
MARISA CARLISI
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Public Relations, advocacy group, Advocacy

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