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

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • Preface vii
  • Comments on the Electoral Connection 80
  • Part III the Congressional Connection 87
  • 6 the Dynamics of Lobbying the Hill 89
  • 7 Grassroots Organizations and Equilibrium Cycles in Group Mobilization and Access 100
  • 10 Interest Groups and the Congressional Budget Process: Lobbying in the Era of Deficit Politics 154
  • Acknowledgments 173
  • Notes 173
  • 11 Tobacco Industry Pacs and the Nation's Health: A Second Opinion 174
  • Comments on the Congressional Connection 196
  • Part IV the Executive Connection 203
  • 12 Lobbying the President and the Bureaucracy 205
  • Notes 213
  • Notes 223
  • 14 Lobbying for the President: Influencing Congress from the White House 224
  • Notes 238
  • Notes 256
  • Comments on the Executive Connection 258
  • Part V the Judicial Connection 265
  • Acknowledgments 287
  • Notes 287
  • 17 Please God, Save This Honorable Court: the Emergence of the Conservative Religious Bar 289
  • Acknowledgment 300
  • Notes 300
  • Notes 302
  • Notes 316
  • Comments on the Judicial Connection 318
  • Part VI Conclusion 325
  • 19 Interest Groups at the Dawn of a New Millennium 327
  • References 337
  • Index 361
  • About the Contributors 374
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