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an attempt to influence governmental decisions , especially legislation
An organization of people sharing a common intrest or goal that seeks to influence the making of public policy
an assessment of a representative's voting record on issues important to an interest group
A signal to a member of Congress that identifies which values are at stake in a vote
a widely share demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
A valued benefit obtained by joining a political organization
A person attempting to influence government decisions on behalf of the group
intangible rewards from the act of association -- sociability, status, identification
tangible rewards often monetary -- wages, fringe benefits, patronage
the goals of an organization that, if attained, would benefit primarily nongroup members
the sense of satisfaction derived from serving a cause from which one does not benefit personally
founder of the NAACP
freedom of expression, conscience, and association; due process of law; and equality under the law.
interracial membership organization, founded in 1909, devoted to civil rights and racial justice.
oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States
focused instead on equal opportunities for women in education and employment and set up a tax-exempt fund to support lawsuits and to monitor implementation
founded in 1966 by Betty Friedan to promote equal rights for women, particularly in the area of employment
organization that engages in political action to oppose restrictions on abortion
not-for-profit group works to protect the environment through programs in areas such as ecosystem restoration, environmental health, ocean protection, and global and regional air a
Lobbyist working closely w/ a few key members of congress, meeting them privately to exchange information and sometimes favors
The solicitation of funding through letter campaigns
Backing for a public policy that arises or is created in public opinion
organizations that gather information on consumer topics
A list, compiled by an environmental interest group, of those legislators who voted most frequently against its measures
The situation that arises when a government agency services as well as regulates a distinct group
represents more than 12 million workers -- from actors and airline pilots to marine engineers and machinists -- and fights to improve wages and working condition
consisted of a staff of clergy as well as committees of bishops who discussed and sometimes issued statements on matters of national policy such as education, welfare, and health c
largest private, nonprofit conservation education and advocacy organization, with over four million members and supporters, and 47 state and territorial affiliated organizations
The practice of lobbying officials with such promises as employment after their government service

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