Flashcards - Interest Groups & Lobbying

Flashcards - Interest Groups & Lobbying
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political party
A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government
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Interest groups
Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy
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Interest groups
Advocacy groups use various forms of advocacy in order to influence public opinion and/or policy
political party
A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government
symbiotic relationship
Symbiosis is a close and often long-term interaction between two different biological species
lobby
Lobbying is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in a government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies
iron triangle
In United States politics, the iron triangle comprises the policy-making relationship among the congressional committees, the bureaucracy, and interest groups

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