The interest group connection : electioneering, lobbying, and policymaking in Washington / edited by Paul S. Herrnson, Ronald G. Shaiko, Clyde Wilcox

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Subjects: Pressure groups--United States
Political campaigns--United States
Lobbying--United States
United States--Politics and government--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chatham, N.J. : Chatham House Publishers, c1998
LC Classification: J, JK
Physical Description: viii, 376 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. Introduction
1. Lobbying in Washington: A Contemporary Perspective / Ronald G. Shaiko 3
2. A Four-Decade Perspective on Lobbying in Washington 19
Pt. II. The Electoral Connection
3. Interest Groups, PACs, and Campaigns / Paul S. Herrnson 37
4. The Money Chase: Partisanship, Committee Leadership Change, and PAC Contributions in the House of Representatives / Candice J. Nelson 52
5. Interest Groups on the Road to the White House: Traveling the Hard and Soft Routes / Stephen J. Wayne 65
Comments on the Electoral Connection / Ellen S. Miller, Donald L. Goff 80
Pt. III. The Congressional Connection
6. The Dynamics of Lobbying the Hill / Clyde Wilcox 89
7. Grassroots Organizations and Equilibrium Cycles in Group Mobilization and Access / James G. Gimpel 100
8. Coalition Building in Congress: The Consequences of Partisan Change / Colton C. Campbell, Roger H. Davidson 116
9. Assets and Access: Linking Lobbyists and Lawmakers in Congress / Christine DeGregorio 137
10. Interest Groups and the Congressional Budget Process: Lobbying in the Era of Deficit Politics / James A. Thurber 154
11. Tobacco Industry PACs and the Nation's Health: A Second Opinion / John R. Wright 174
Comments on the Congressional Connection / Jack Bonner, Howard Marlowe 196
Pt. IV. The Executive Connection
12. Lobbying the President and the Bureaucracy / Eric M. Uslaner 205
13. Interest Group Interventions in the Administrative Process: Conspirators and Co-Conspirators / William T. Gormley, Jr. 213
14. Lobbying for the President: Influencing Congress from the White House / Gary J. Andres 224
15. Interest Groups and Foreign Policymaking: A View from the White House / Ernest J. Wilson III 238
Comments on the Executive Connection / Michael J. McShane, Richard D. Otis, Jr. 258
Pt. V. The Judicial Connection
16. Lobbying the Justices or Lobbying for Justice? / Karen O'Connor 267
17. Please God, Save This Honorable Court: The Emergence of the Conservative Religious Bar / Gregg Ivers 289
18. Interest Groups and the Courts: Free Speech for Corporations / Wayne V. McIntosh, Cynthia L. Cates 302
Comments on the Judicial Connection / Alan Morrison, Robert A. Katzmann 318
Pt. VI. Conclusion
19. Interest Groups at the Dawn of a New Millennium / Paul S. Herrnson, Clyde Wilcox, Ronald G. Shaiko 327
References 337
Index 361
About the Contributors 374
Additional Authors: Herrnson, Paul S., 1958-
Shaiko, Ronald G., 1959-
Wilcox, Clyde, 1953-
Notes: LCCN: 97021209
ISBN: 1566430542 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-360) and index
OCLC Number: 37331520
ISBN/ISSN: 1566430542