American Civil Liberties Union

November 16, 2021 USGOPO 0

Century-old defender of civil liberties. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is “to defend and preserve the individual […]

Iron Triangle

November 15, 2021 USGOPO 0

How is Policy Made? The Iron Triangle is a model of the policy-making process which emphasizes the mutually beneficial roles played by interest groups, congressional […]

Interest Groups: N.R.A.

November 10, 2021 USGOPO 0

NRA & Money in Politics? The National Rifle Association of America is a gun rights advocacy group based in the United States. Founded in 1871, […]

Super PACs Defined

October 26, 2021 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, 2021 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 […]