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Unit IV: Affecting Public Policy

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What is lobbying? when interest groups attempt to influence gov't policy by making direct contact w/ lawmakers or other gov't leaders
What was the purpose of the Lobbying Disclosure Act? it close loopholes that made lobbyists avoid registering with Congress
How do lobbyists influence lawmakers? They provide useful information that support's interest groups position. They can also testify before Congressional committees.
What are the main ways through which interest groups gain support? Media campaigning, letter writing
What are PACs? They stand for Political Action Committees. They are organizations specifically designed to collect money and provide candidate financial support.
What is the purpose of the Revenue Act of 1971? PAC must register w/ gov't 6 months before election.
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