Essays Tagged: "Political action committee"

Brief History of the NRA.

e NRA, there are four major organs. The Institute for Legislative Action (is the lobbying arm), the political Victory Fund (which is a political action committee), the Civil Rights Legal Defense Fund ...

(7 pages) 162 1 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This is a discription of the soft money elections in the States.

The Soft Money ScamThe more than $3 million broadcasters gave to political parties over the past decade reflects the growing "soft money" scandal that has permitted ... tes. Individuals may give up to $1,000 to a candidate per election, and up to $20,000 annually to a political party. Political action committees (PACs) may give up to $5,000 per election per candidate ... unions, individuals and PACs give soft money donations to the non-federal accounts of the national political parties. Because of rulings by the Federal Election Commission, such donations escape the ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The money tril in the Government+ works cited !

ssurance that the decisions made are moral. A democratic government can be nurtured or corrupted by Political Action Committees and corporations, especially in the form of campaign contributions.Democ ... s run and represented by its people. These ordinary people are "considered as the primary source of political power" (Democracy). This is a big contrast to communism, where the party in power controls ...

(7 pages) 248 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Campaign finance reform

ey one person can contribute to a single campaign and the amount a group can contribute. Individual political contributions are capped at $1,000 to any single candidate per election, with an overall a ... ticism from both citizens and the courts. Many people argue contributions and spending corrupts the political process, but they do not provide compelling evidence of such corruption. Campaign finance ...

(5 pages) 151 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Role of Special Interest Groups in American Politics.

Like political parties, pressure groups can be considered another system that connects the citizen more d ... nces in both composition and function that define interest groups as different entities from larger political parties. According to V.O. Key Jr. in a composition appropriately entitled Pressure Groups ... ps "Ordinarily... concern themselves with only a narrow range of policies;" and unlike the goals of political parties, their intentions are to "influence the content of public policy rather than the r ...

(5 pages) 131 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This essay is about what a person has to go through a campaign for the presidency of the US.

ines campaign victories, it does act as a sort of wall or control against letting everyone into the political arena. The money aspect of campaigning can help weed out the politicians that are dedicate ... , 1974,10). As the campaign cost for elections soars the man of modest means must rely on different political and monetary strategies. If the non-wealthy had the desire to run for an elected position, ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Political Parties

sent a party than the candidates will be chosen from the people as a whole not just those so-called political elites.With the selections of the parties being more in tuned with all the people of the n ... of the parties than there must be a reform that will strengthen it again. Since I am by no means a political science expert I don't think I can give any advice that is meaningful on how to get the st ...

(1 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Government: Interest Groups

separation of powers provides enough government protection of interests 3. formation of political parties balanced forming interest groups IV. Mode of operation A. several kinds of ... cial, gender, ethnic ® National Organization for Women, National Urban League 4. political, professional, and ideological ® AMA, Common Cause, Veterans of Foreign War, NR ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Foreign Policy

most powerful of U.S. special interest groups. Some say that, "using their formidable financial and political clout, the industry has grown expert in slanting U.S. policy decisions for it's own financ ... ancial gain"(Washburn). These industries have been pouring large amounts of their money into political "coffers", more than they ever have before. "In 1995-96 Election cycle, the top 25 U.S. we ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Gideons Trumpet

at equalizer in the federal government. One need not represent a large interest group or a powerful political action committee in order to be heard in a court. In a court individuals matter,? tells us ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Campaign Finance

In the short history of the United States, political campaigns have gone through major changes. Since 1925, Federal laws have limited campaign ... ruled in the Buckley v. Valeo decision that some of the provisions of the FECA violated freedom of political speech, as it pertains to the First Amendment. Since then, the financing of Congressional ... mark decision Buckley v. Valeo, the growth of money interests, such as soft money contributions and Political Action Committees (PACs), organizations created to raise and spend money for candidates, h ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Carpe Diem

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays