The Interest Group Connection: Electioneering, Lobbying, and Policymaking in Washington

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Index
ABC News, 302, 303
Abington v. Schempp, 292
Abortion issue, 285. See also Roe v. Wade; Webster v. Reproductive Health Services
Abrams, 308
Access, hierarchy of, 150
Access-oriented PACs, 42
ACLU. See American Civil Liberties Union
Adams, Brock, 31
Administrative Procedure Act (APA) of 1946, 214, 261
"Advocacy coalitions," 216
Advocacy groups, involvement of, 143-46
Aetna Life and Casualty Company Political Action Committee, 70
Aetna-U.S. Healthcare, 9
AFL-CIO, 106, 322; and Bork nomination, 283; and Committee on Political Education (COPE), 40, 82; as Democratic support, 43; issue advocacy of, 12, 40, 147, 245; as political representative, 8; weakness of, 201
African American Institute, 249
African Americans, churches of, 43
Africa Watch, 245
Agencies, types of, 219
Agnew, Spiro, 22
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 137
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, 9
Alar scare, 260
Alaska Oil Reserve, 126
Alcoa, 32
Alexander, Herbert E., 74
Alexander, Lamar, 68, 70
Alliance for Justice, 274, 275, 285, 323; Judicial Selection Project of, 275
Ambassador(s), appointment of, 74
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 3, 7, 131, 134; issue advocacy of, 13
American Automobile Association, 7
American Bankers Association, 19
American Bar Association (ABA), 7, 134, 245; and foreign aid reform, 249; and legal profession, 274-76; and Supreme Court nominees, 272-75
American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), 278, 290, 295, 296-99
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 291, 292, 295, 297, 304, 305, 306-7, 313, 318, 321; and Christian Coalition, 94
American Express, 143
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, 78
American Federation of Teachers, 78
American Jewish Committee, 292
American Jewish Congress, 3, 291, 292, 296, 299, 318
American League of Lobbyists, 8
American Medical Association (AMA), 7, 9; AMPAC of, 40-41
American Petroleum Institute, 95
Americans for a Balanced Budget, 77
Americans for Bush campaign, 75-76
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 21;

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