3.Political Action Committees (PACS) is an organization formed to collect money and provide financial support for political candidates. The PAC’s are tools for interest groups. They help support the finance the campaigns of the politicians who support the policies of the interest group. While PAC’S donate money to political candidates they receive money from them too. PACs may receive up to $5,000 from any one individual, PAC or party committee per the calendar year. 4.One reason why interest groups might have a negative effect on politics is that they mightbecome too powerful. People believe that interest groups might raise too much money which might cause people who don’t have the means to spread might not have their
voices heard. Also, interest groups might put out information that isn't accurate or correct and this can cause problems because many people are not educated about issues so they will just believe what they see or hear. 5.Interest Groups use insider and outsider tactics when they fail to influence elected officials. An “insider” groups are older and traditional and professional groups who use extensive resources including money, public officials, close friends and associates in the government to help promote their goals. “Outsider” groups promote radical causes but unlike the “insider” groups, they lack contact with government officials so they mainly focus on marches, demonstrations, boycotts, campaign contributions to opponents and electrical mobilization. 6.Citizens United dealt with campaign spending. Used campaign spending as a way of speech, protected by the first amendment.