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Tactics of Interest Groups Interest groups not only report developments or trends but also try to influence them in a manner  that benefits their members or the cause they support. This persuasion is accomplished through  lobbying, grass-roots campaigns, political action committees, and litigation.  Lobbying Lobbying efforts are directed primarily at the national level: committees of Congress that consider  legislation, administrative agencies that are responsible for writing or enforcing regulations, and  executive departments. Lobbyists depend on their personal relationships with members of Congress  and the executive branch, which are based on keeping in regular contact. Many lobbyists have  served in government themselves. This means they have worked, in some cases for years, with the 
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