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Interest Groups and their Impact on the Policy Process

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Which of the following is a reason why interest groups with large operating budgets do not always have policy success in the American political system?

A

They are not spending enough money on lobbying members of Congress.

B

Regardless of money, if the special interest is of no importance to Congress members, no action will be taken.

C

"Purchasing" the votes of Congress members has never been a successful tactic.

D

When the president doesn't support the interest, a large operating budget has no influence anyway.

E

When one interest group begins to mobilize its resources, an opposing group will match those resources leaving the policy in a stalemate.