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The Fortune Power 25: Top 25 Lobbying Groups




American Bar Association

American Conservative Union

American Farm Bureau

American Israel Public Affairs Committee

American Medical Association

Americans for Democratic Action

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

The Business Roundtable

Center for Equal Opportunity

Christian Coalition

Club For Growth

Council on American-Islamic Relations

Eagle Forum

Emily's List

Environmental Defense Fund

Family Research Council

Green Peace

Handgun Control, Inc

Independent Women's Forum



National Association of Manufacturers

National Organization for Women

National Resources Defense Council

National Right to Life




Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America

Public Citizen

Sierra Club

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Veterans of Foreign Wars



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Unit 4: American Political Ideologies and Beliefs

Chapter 6 in Edwards textbook

Political Polarization in the American Public-Pew Research Center

"America's Missing Moderates: Hiding in Plain Sight"-Fiorina, Morris P.

"Your Surgeon Is Probably a Republican, Your Psychiatrist Probably a Democrat"-Sanger-Katz, Margot

The Monkey Cage Series on Political Polarization-The Washington Post

"Polarized or Sorted? Just Whats Wrong With Our Politics, Anyway?"-Alan Abramowitz and Morris Fiorina,

"A Deep Dive Into Party Affiliation"-Pew Research Center

Unit 5: Political Participation

Chapters 7-10 in Edwards textbook

"US Trails Most Developed Countries in Voter Turnout"-Pew Research Center

"How to Spot a Misleading Graph"-Lea Gaslowitz

"How to Spot Fake News"

Citezen's United v. FEC, 2010

"Americans' Attitudes About the News Media Deeply Divided Among Partisan Lines"-Pew Research Center

"The Electoral College: How it Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections"-Neale, Thomas H.