09-20 Interest Groups

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Unformatted text preview: 1 September 20 Terms Terms: Lobbying PAC I. What are Interest Groups? II. What do they do? III. Types of Interest Groups IV. Why Join Interest Groups? Organized groups of individuals sharing common objectives who actively attempt to influence policy makers. Lobbying Lobbying Education Campaign Assistance y Political Action Committees (PAC) $5,000 per candidate per election $15,000 per political party per year $5,000 to other PACs (total) Unaffiliated activities (unlimited) 2 1. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 2. At&T 3. American Bankers Association 1. $3,344,650 2. $3,108,200 3. $2,918,140 4. National Beer Wholesalers Association 5. National Automobile Dealers Association 6. International Association of Fire Fighters 4. $2,869,000 5. $2,860,000 6. $2,734,900 A. Business/Labor B. Professionals C. Other D. Foreign Actors Businesses US Chamber of Commerce; NAM y Microsoft (2009) = $6.72 million y Google (2009) = $4.03 million Agriculture American Dairy Association;...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course POLS 1113 taught by Professor Dr.anderson during the Fall '07 term at Oklahoma State.

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