Congress and Lobbyists

November 24, 2020 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 […]

Interest Groups & Media

November 23, 2020 USGOPO 0

Multiple Choice. Here are some of the scenario-style questions meant to replicate real-life situations in government and politics: 1. A Washington-based reporter has spoken to […]

Amicus Curiae

November 20, 2020 USGOPO 0

Friend of the Court. Not all actions taken by interests groups revolve around campaign contributions or wealthy donors. In fact, most of the work of […]

Super PACs: Stewart & Colbert

November 19, 2020 USGOPO 0

Super PACs and Political Parody. Super PACs were made possible by the Citizens United decision. Super PACs  may not make contributions to candidate campaigns or parties, […]

Open Secrets

November 18, 2020 USGOPO 0

The Power of Lobbying and Spending? OpenSecrets.org is a website created by the Center for Responsive Politics to ensure transparency in our campaign finance system. […]