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Congress and Interest Groups

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The following scenario best describes which of the following theories of interest group politics?

An environmental interest group wants their policy proposal on reducing pollution to become law. Manufacturing interest groups fight against this policy due to the expense of the new policy. Congress passes the law but also provides manufacturers with a tax write off for complying with the law.

A

Elitism.

B

Iron triangles.

C

Hyperpluralism.

D

Pluralism.

E

Free-rider.