Super PACs Defined

October 26, 2020 USGOPO 0

Newly defined organizations. “Super PACs are a new kind of political action committee created in July 2010 following the outcome of a federal court case […]

Citizens United v. F.E.C (2010)

October 21, 2020 USGOPO 0

Supreme Court Decision. The Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission decision ruled that Congress’s limitation of electioneering by independent groups in the days near an […]

Labor Day

September 7, 2020 USGOPO 0

Union Membership and Wealth Inequality. The chart above, provided by the Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, designed to include the needs of low- […]

Interest Group Ads

July 4, 2020 USGOPO 0

The Power of Campaign Commercials. One of the most powerful techniques that interest groups use to educate the public and influence voters is campaign commercials. […]

Congress and Lobbyists

November 24, 2019 USGOPO 0

All in the Family. The word “lobbyist” has a negative connotation in American politics. A lobbyist is simply a professional persuader who tries to get […]