Lobbying and Advocacy

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM     This three-session course gives you an overview of lobbying and advocacy on Capitol Hill. Course 1: Position Drivers: Forces That Shape Legislation and Forces You Must Know Course 2: Ten Steps of Legislative Action Planning Course 3: How to Set Up a Legislative Affairs Office SPECIAL OFFER – […]

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This three-session course gives you an overview of lobbying and advocacy on Capitol Hill. Course 1: Position Drivers: Forces That Shape Legislation and Forces You Must Know Course 2: Ten Steps of Legislative Action Planning Course 3: How to Set Up a Legislative Affairs Office SPECIAL OFFER – Buy all […]

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This three-session course gives you an overview of lobbying and advocacy on Capitol Hill. Course 1: Position Drivers: Forces That Shape Legislation and Forces You Must Know Course 2: Ten Steps of Legislative Action Planning Course 3: How to Set Up a Legislative Affairs Office SPECIAL OFFER – Buy all […]

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

Lobbying and Advocacy Series – Three Courses on CD

A Capitol Learning Audio CourseTM This three-session course gives you an overview of lobbying and advocacy on Capitol Hill. Course 1: Position Drivers: Forces That Shape Legislation and Forces You Must Know Course 2: Ten Steps of Legislative Action Planning Course 3: How to Set Up a Legislative Affairs Office SPECIAL OFFER – Buy all […]

Super PAC / Independent Expenditure-Only Committee (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Super PAC / Independent Expenditure-Only Committee (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Super PAC / Independent Expenditure-Only Committee “Super PAC” is the colloquial term for “Independent Expenditure-Only Committee”. Independent expenditures represent spending by individuals, groups, political committees, corporations or unions expressly advocating the election or defeat of clearly identified federal candidates. These expenditures may not be made […]

Political Action Committee / PAC / Leadership PAC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Political Action Committee / PAC / Leadership PAC (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Political Action Committee / PAC / Leadership PAC Political Action Committee (PAC): A private group organized to elect or defeat government officials or to promote or defeat legislation. PACs are defined and regulated by state and federal law. A leadership PAC is a political action […]

Constituent / Case Work (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Constituent / Case Work (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Constituent / Case Work Constituent: A person who can or does elect a public official to office. A person eligible to vote for a candidate for a particular public office. A House member’s local offices (district offices) are located in the represented congressional district, and […]

Cosponsor (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Cosponsor (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Cosponsor House and Senate measures may have numerous sponsors in addition to the member who proposes the legislation. It is common in both chambers for the key proponent of a measure (the sponsor) to send a Dear Colleague letter (in print or electronically) to other […]

Pennsylvania Avenue (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Pennsylvania Avenue (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Pennsylvania Avenue Pennsylvania Avenue (NW) is a street in Washington, DC, the nation’s capital city. The Capitol sits at the eastern end of Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and the White House is located a little more than a mile to the northwest of the Capitol, at […]

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Bipartisan (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Bipartisan When members from two different political parties (in the contemporary Congress, Democrats and Republicans) work together to find a common solution, or when members from both parties work together in a group or jointly sponsor or co-sponsor legislation. In the House, the Speaker consults […]