Judis, John B.
December 1995
New Republic;12/4/95, Vol. 213 Issue 23, p18
Opposes the Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives for following the dictates of Washington lobbyists and campaign contributors as reflected in their party's Contract with America political platform. Role of an imperfect system of group influence in the vitality of democracy; Assertion of C. Wright Mills that behind the appearance of plurality lay a unified and unaccounted elite; Groups that were established after the social and political movements of the late 1960; Suggestion that the liberal issue groups have had far more money and members than the conservatives; Kinds of groups courted by the House Republicans in the year leading up to the 1994 election.


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