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Unformatted text preview: Power and intelligence of interest groups in American politics o Most a conservative force to preserve status quo o 2-way flow of communication between citizens and govt o Control each other through counter-veiling power Political party- organization that nominates and runs candidates under a party label The general nature of political parties o See definition above Differences between political parties and interest groups o Method of influencing political process- (pp-have candidates ig-no) o Breath and scope of issue concerns o Private vs. Quasi-public organizations...
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- Spring '06
- Public Policy