You may want to have your students do the post-viewing activities: Tocqueville Would Be Proud: Today’s Interest Group Universe and What Exactly Is a Special Interest? They are provided for you as blackline masters in the Appendix.
www.alldc.org—The American League of Lobbyists is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the lobbying profession. The group’s Web site provides an overview of the interest advocacy profession and updated information on issues that affect lobbyists.
www.commoncause.org—Common Cause bills itself as “a nonprofit, nonpartisan citizen’s lobbying organization promoting open, honest, and accountable government.”Common Cause members investigate the role of interest group money in political campaigns.
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