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Unformatted text preview: o Hedge you bets and give to everybody Other ways to influence Congress o Offer members a chance to talk to a group of people and give a speakers fee or honoraria o Generate activity in the district encourage letters, phone calls, and create the impression that people are paying attention to a specific issue o Rate members of Congress on issues they (the PAC) care about o K Street- the street that houses many lobbyist groups, therefore the given name of the lobbying industry17000 lobbyists in America in 2000 o Lobbying brings in about 20x more donations from companies than PACs...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POL 0011 taught by Professor Glaser during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.
- Spring '08
- American Politics