The Invisible Congress IV. Lobbies on the Left

Fuller, Helen
April 1944
New Republic;4/10/44, Vol. 110 Issue 15, p494
Focuses on the increasing attention of organizations towards lobbying or formation of "Invisible Congress" in order to promote the interest of the U.S. government towards needs of general public. Development of new concepts on lobbying with the passage of time; Views of the labor and progressives that the answer to undue pressure is more pressure; Addition of the number of organizations and clearing houses for existing organizations, under the threat of inflation; Lack of coordination in the working of these groups; Change in the political policy of the American Federation of Labor with changing circumstances in politics; Cooperation among different national organizations of women concerned with legislation; Need for a lobby registration bill to be passed in the U.S. Congress.


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