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Pressure Groups- do they concentrate, not disperse power?
CONCENTRATE POWER to the wealthy elite:
Constant need to fundraise makes elected officials dependent on
pressure groups, and pressure groups generally want something in
return, meaning they are able to threaten them with the cutting of
financial support.
Wealthy groups are able to influence elections through their own
campaigns, eg Bush's re election in 2004 supported by the NRA and
their spending 10 million to oppose Obama in 2008.…read more


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