Interest/Pressure Groups. In the American Political System. Interest Group - A Definition. An interest group is a private organization of like-minded people whose goal is to influence and shape public policy. Interest groups are “extra-constitutional”. Early Development.
In the American Political System
Interest Group - A Definition
Growth of Interest Groups
Interest Groups vs. Political Parties
Interest Groups vs.Political Parties (con’t.)
A necessary evil…
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